It's as easy as selling candy to a baby

United States, 1970

Film
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Examines the powerful influence of television in selling sugar-coated snack foods to children. One out of five commercials advertises food or beverage products. As well, medical experts document the health costs of these mesmerising messages to chilren, who as a result of sugar-rich diets, are suffering irreparable damage to their teeth. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary levels.

Credits

production company

Action for Children's Television

Language

English

Duration

00:11:02:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31049

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 viewers

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Convenience foods

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Nutrition - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Children - Nutrition

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Convenience foods

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Nutrition - Study and teaching

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Nutrition and dental health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Teeth - Care and hygiene

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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