Emotions of everyday living: the steps of age

United States, 1950

Film
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A discussion of the problems confronting old age. The effect of inactivity on the lives of a crane-driver and his wife after his retirement are shown.

Credits

director

Ben Maddow

producer

Helen Levitt

production company

Film Documents

Language

English

Duration

00:24:05:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28913

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Retirement

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Aging

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Old age

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Aged - Psychology

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Old age

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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