Gale is dead

United Kingdom, 1970

TV show
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Episode of Series “Man Alive”.
Gale was 19, beautiful, intelligent, had much to offer and everything to live for. However she was a drug addict, and was recently found dead. She had been shifted in and out of 14 institutions throughout her life and believed no-one cared for her. Reporter Harold Williamson talks to people in Gale’s life and the film asks if Gale need have died, and tries to show that there may be other Gales for whom it is not too late to help. Letters read by Anna Frankel.

Credits

director

Jenny Barraclough

production company

BBC-TV

Duration

00:51:25:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1970

Appears in

Man Alive

Group of items

Man Alive

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

315491

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse

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

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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