The Clubhouse boat

United States, 1969

Film
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This film tells of the plight of some young boys whose desire to purchase a boat leads them to commit misdemeanours in order to collect sufficient funds. The story explores the conflicts of loyalty and honesty that arise in the various situations experienced by individuals in the group in their attempts to find cash in a hurry. The story deliberately has no ending so that audiences can make up their own choices and decisions for an appropriate ending.

Credits

production company

Dimension Films

Duration

00:19:10:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1969

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012486

Language

English

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Truth

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethics

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Moral development in children

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Truth

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Moral education

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Group identity

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Moral development in children

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Group identity

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Moral development in children

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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