The Reluctant delinquent

United States, 1977

Film
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Portrays the relationship of delinquency to learning disabilities using the case of Robbie Gamble, who is being held in a maximum security facility for juveniles. After many years of failure in school, he is learning to read in special education classes.

Credits

producer/director

Ira Eisenberg

Language

English

Duration

00:24:25:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27826

Subject categories

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Juvenile corrections

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Juvenile delinquents - Education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Learning disabilities

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Learning, Psychology o

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Reading

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Remedial teaching

Literature → Reading

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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