A Psychopath

Canada, 1961

Film
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A study of anti-social personality disorders. Presents the case history of a convicted burglar of high intelligence, a psychopath whose criminal tendencies constitute a threat to his community. Filmed at Verdun Protestant Hospital with Dr H. B. Durost as the interviewing psychiatrist and commentator.

Credits

director

Henwar Rodakiewicz

producer

Robert Anderson

production company

Robert Anderson Associates

Language

English

Duration

00:27:11:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27639

Subject categories

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Burglary

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental illness - Treatment

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Personality disorders

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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