The Act of abortion

United Kingdom, 1972

TV show
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Episode of Series “Man Alive”.
An examination of the difficulties which surround women who want and those who perform the act of abortion. The 1967 Abortion Act in Britain is to be reviewed. This well intentioned legislation has resulted in illogicalities whereby some private abortionists are profitting while the National Health Service is sometimes reluctant to help.

Credits

director

Terence O'Reilly

producer

Shirley Fisher

production company

BBC-TV

Duration

00:56:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1972

Appears in

Man Alive

Group of items

Man Alive

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

000090

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Abortion

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Women - Social conditions

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Abortion

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Abortion

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → National Health Service (Great Britain)

History → History

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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