The Outsider

United States, 1951

Film
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Poses the problem of a girl who, through psychological inhibition, feels cut off from normal, friendly social relations with her school-fellows. Briefly shows how she tends to behave as an isolated individual; how other children distrust and resent her. Another girl tries to understand her difficulties, gives her the opportunity of mixing with the group. The film is stated in simple terms, addressed to secondary school level.

Credits

production company

Young America Films

Duration

00:12:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1951

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017533

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Friendship

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Interpersonal relations in adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Social interaction in youth

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Social isolation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Adolescent psychology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Alienation (Social psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Behaviorism (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Identity (Psychology)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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