The Revolving door

United States, 1968

Film
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Examines the administration of justice in the area of minor crime in the United States. Shows the weaknesses of the established systems of lower courts and jails, pointing out that they are inadequate for the volume of offences and fail in rehabilitation. Narrated by Paul Richards.

Credits

director

Lee R. Bobker

producer

Frank Loveland

production company

Vision Associates

Language

English

Duration

00:28:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27898

Subject categories

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Crime

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Prisons

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Correctional institutions - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Justice, Administration of

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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