So Much For So Little

  • 10 10
  • 1949
  • 10min
So Much For So Little
  • English
  • English

This Oscar-winning documentary short film made in 1949 poses an institutional approach to explain the role of the public health agency in the American society of the time.

So Much For So Little
  • English
  • English
Awards

AWARDS: Best Short Documentary. Oscar Academy Awards.

So Much For So Little. An institutional Oscar-winning short documentary

Little Johnny Jones, to be born in the next year, is shown growing to a ripe, healthy old age, thanks to the efforts of his local public health officers. 

But without them, he might be one of the 5% or so that dies in the first year. The price for the public health service: about 3 cents a week.

Chuck Jones
Chuck Jones Director