Action for children's television: kids for sale

United States, 1979

Film
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Provides an analysis of some of the critical issues concerning children and television. Examines the role of broadcasters and advertisers, with particular reference to the types of programs selected for transmission and the nature of the commercials shown. Finally, viewers are challenged to take an active role in improving children’s television. Suitable for upper secondary, tertiary and teacher levesl.

Credits

production company

Cinema Graphics

co-producer

Jim Herzig

Yale Marc

director
Duration

00:21:57:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012653

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television - Psychological aspects

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television advertising

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television and children

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television broadcasting - Social aspects

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television viewers

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Television broadcasting - Social aspects

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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