Mr Gimme

United States, 1979

Film
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The story of a boy who has his heart set on drums but can’t afford to buy them. Tony’s determination to get his drums leads him into a “get rich quick” scheme selling greeting cards. The troubles he causes his family teach him a painful lesson as he realises he must take a steady job as a delivery boy and repay his debts.

Credits

production company

Learning Corporation of America

producer

Dolores Danska

Duration

00:27:23:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014669

Language

English

Subject categories

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

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

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Moral education

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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