The Question of television violence

Canada, 1972

Film
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Documents the hearings held in 1972 by the United States Senate Subcommittee on Communications on the subject of television violence. The four-day hearings established for the first time a causal relation between violence on television and violent behaviour.

Credits

director

Graeme Ferguson

producer

Colin Low

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:55:56:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27696

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television - Psychological aspects

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Violence in television

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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