Skating rink

United States, 1975

Film
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Episode of Series “Learning to be human”.
Tells the story of a teenage boy whose stammering and difficulty in communicating his feelings and thoughts were brought on by the death of his mother when he was a small boy. Shows how he develops confidence and a sense of achievement through learning to skate well and through his asociation with the couple who teach him to skate. Based on a novel by Mildred Lee. Suitable for middle and upper primary levels.

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Credits

producer

Martin Tahse

director

Larry S. Elikann

production company

Martin Tahse Productions

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1975

Appears in

Learning to be human

Group of items

Learning to be human

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

506798

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Communication skills

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Oral communication

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Achievement behavior in children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Communication skills

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Emotions in children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Self-respect

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenage boys

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Achievement behavior in children

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Communication skills

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Oral communication

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → People with disabilities

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Self-confidence

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Self-respect

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Teenage boys

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Traumatic neurosis

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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