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  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
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  • Teenage talk-in


  • 1970s

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Reference number: 4736

Date: 1977

Director: dir. and written by Sarah Erulkar

Production company: Viscom Scotland

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.33 mins

Description: Dramatised situations where teenagers discuss problems about communicating with their parents, boyfriends and sex education.

Credits: p. Laurie Hardie-Brown
p. man. Iain Smith and Jon Schorstein
sd. rec. Bob Mackenzie
cameraman Eddie McConnell
ed Robert Morgan
cast : includes Patricia Kerrigan

Shotlist: Credits (1.08); Teenager being told off at home, meeting her boyfriend and leaving the house (2.36); Teenager reading teenage magazine problem page and arguing with her mother who is watching tv ads while ironing (6.15); Pan across Argyle St, Union St, Hielanman's Umbrella, buses and shops in Glasgow (6.40); School class and their attempt to talk about sex (7.33); Italian fish and chip shop (8.45); Teenagers dancing at disco. (9.13) mother and son watch television; Family eating their evening meal (11.05); Policeman calling at a house because of their son's drinking underaged in a pub (14.43); Mother washing up breakfast dishes and arguing with daughter over a late night (15.33)