Cocaine blues

United States, 1983

Film
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An estimated 22 million Americans have tried or are current users of cocaine. Written and produced for contemporary audiences of all ages, “Cocaine Blues” offers a graphic and honest perspective on cocaine’s history, effects and cultural impact in America. The film includes interviews with medical and legal experts, undercover figures and “average” Americans.

Credits

co-producers/directors

John Langley

Malcolm Barbour

production company

Barbour Langley Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33954

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → United States - Social life and customs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Drug abuse - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Social conditions

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Drug abuse - Study and teaching

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse - Social aspects

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs - Physiological effect

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs - Psychological aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs - Research

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs - Side effects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs, Nonprescription

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Narcotic addicts

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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