The Yellow leaf

Canada, 1956

Film
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A sympathetic study of an elderly widow, forced to leave her daughter’s household to live in a home for the aged. Shocked and disappointed at first, she overcomes her dejection when she fined that her new home offers congenial friends, new interests and a measure of independence she had not had before.

Credits

producer

Julian Biggs

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:28:45:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1956

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30727

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Institutional care

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Institutional care

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Aging

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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