An examination of some typical attitudes and reactions of people who have contracted venereal disease, this film stresses the importance of revealing contacts in order to control its spread. Various young people are viewed discussing their situation with a doctor and nurse and each other showing the difficulties involved in the attempt to locate contacts who carry this highly contagious disease.
Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)