The Shoplifter

United States, 1964

Film
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Demonstrates how petty thieves work in shops, and how retail staff can best deal with them. Gives many examples of how petty thieves work in shops, their various techniques and the variety of equipment used to steal all types of goods. Explains the many ways in which a retail store and its staff can best deal with shoplifters through layout of a store, the display of goods and the training and alertness of staff.

Credits

director

Herbert J. Leder

production company

Highway Safety Foundation

Language

English

Duration

00:19:22:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28495

Subject categories

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Shoplifting

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Stealing

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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