The Myths of shoplifting

United States, 1980

Film
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The increased incidence of shoplifting has meant increasingly sophisticated security and surveillance systems are installed in retail stores. The popular myths about shoplifting are examined and negated. This film contains six vignettes emphasising that shoplifting is a real crime with real consequences. Suitable for middle and upper secondary levels.

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Credits

production company

M T I Teleprograms

Churchill Films

co-producer

Frank Jacoby

Doris Storm

director

Doug Jacoby

Duration

00:16:40:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014726

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Retail trade

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Crime

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Shoplifting

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sociological jurisprudence

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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