What about juvenile delinquency?

United States, 1955

Film
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A gang of high school delinquents discover that the man they assaulted was the father of Jamie, one of their gang members. When Jamie learns the truth about the incident, he joins forces with the ‘good’ students to combat juvenile delinquency. A social guidance film intended to trigger classroom discussion in American school students.

Credits

production company

Young America Films

Centron Production

Language

English

Duration

00:11:07:00

Colour

Black and White

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30342

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Ephemeral films

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Assault and battery

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Gangs

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Juvenile delinquency - Prevention

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental hygiene - United States

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Peer pressure

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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