Gale is dead [B&W]

United Kingdom, 1970

Film
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Episode of Series “Man Alive”.
Gale was 19, beautiful, intelligent, had much to offer and everything to live for. However she was a drug addict, and was recently found dead. She had been shifted in and out of 14 institutions throughout her life and believed no-one cared for her. Reporter Harold Williamson talks to people in Gale’s life and the film asks if Gale need have died, and tries to show that there may be other Gales for whom it is not too late to help. Letters read by Anna Frankel.

Credits

director

Jenny Barraclough

production company

BBC-TV

Duration

00:51:07:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1970

Appears in

Man Alive

Group of items

Man Alive

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

320783

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Institutional care

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Youth - Great Britain

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Child welfare

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Drug abuse - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Great Britain - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Institutional care

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social sciences

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth - Great Britain

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Alienation (Social psychology)

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child abuse

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child development

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Child welfare

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth - Conduct of life

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth - Great Britain

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Alienation (Social psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Child development

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse - Social aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug addiction

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth - Conduct of life

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth - Drug use

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth - Great Britain

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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