A Step from the shadows

United States, 1970

Film
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Two children hear their parents arguing. The mother, an alcoholic, will not admit that she has a problem. Eventually her husband goes to a doctor who suggests possible ways of tackling the illness. The first attempt at rehabilitation fails, but finally, after admitting that she is ill, she appears to be on the way to controlling her disease.

Credits

producer

James Michael

production company

Russell Manning Productions

Duration

00:29:07:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1970

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28911

Language

English

Subject categories

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Alcohol counseling

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Alcoholism

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Alcoholism - Treatment

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse - Alcohol

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Women - Alcohol use

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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