Three steps to start

United States, 1954

Film
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Youthful vandalism prompts a small group of parents to call a meeting and to talk to city and school officials. They learn that there is no single answer to the problem; that there are many factors - home conditions, unemployment, lack of recreational facilities. One section of the town develops a young people’s centre which brings about community development of unified program.

Credits

director

Francis Thompson

Robert Betts

producer

Julien Bryan

production company

International Film Foundation

Language

English

Duration

00:24:43:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29510

Subject categories

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Vandalism

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community development

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Community organization

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

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

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

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social work with youth

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Unemployment

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Vandalism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth - Employment

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth centers

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Youth - Employment

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Youth centers

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Parenting

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth centers

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Youth - Recreation

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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