Buying blues

Australia, 1980

Film
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Episode of Series “The Law”.
A young girl takes a clothing retailer to the Consumer Claims Tribunal claiming that her newly purchased jeans were falsely represented. The complainant, the trader and their witnesses give different versions of what happened at the point of sale. The referee has to decide where the truth lies. Based on a true story. Suitable for upper secondary level.

Credits

director
producer

Elisabeth Knight

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:12:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Appears in

The Law

Group of items

The Law

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31656

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Consumer satisfaction

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Business

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Clothing trade

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Consumer behavior

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Consumer complaints

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Consumer satisfaction

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Jeans (Clothing)

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Retail trade - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Jeans (Clothing)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Consumer behavior

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Consumer education

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Consumer complaints

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Jeans (Clothing)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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