SETTLED OUT OF COURT: Children's Hearings in Scotland

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Crime, punishment and law enforcement
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • IFA Scotland

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: SETTLED OUT OF COURT: Children's Hearings in Scotland

Reference number: 2615

Date: 1970

Director: d. Laurence Henson

Sponsor: Central Office of Information for the Scottish Office

Production company: IFA (Scotland) Ltd.

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 41.08 mins

Description: A look at the system of Children's Hearings set up to deal with juvenile offenders.

See also ref 2537.

Credits: cam. David Lewis, Mark Littlewood
sd. Cyril McConnell, Ian Leslie
ass. Michael Coulter, Philip Beckwith
unit man. Lee McKenzie
case history material devised by Gordon Clydesdale

p. Laurence Henson

Shotlist: Titles. Shots of two young boys on a roof, entering a skylight window and breaking into a school, ransacking drawers and cupboards and vandalising classroom (4.00) they are caught, taken to police station and charged (6.50) shot of two boys stealing packets of stamps in a shop (7.55) gvs two boys climbing up fire escape and entering an open window (8.26) youths vandalising a phone box (9.44) a gang of youths involved in a knife fight (11.32) int. empty Children's Panel with v/o explaining the law regarding juvenile offenders (12.02) gvs people walking in busy Glasgow street (12.50) shot of Children's Reporter at work in his office, intercut with shot of two boys meeting with parents at police station (16.06) shot of social work department reporter visiting young offenders' families in their homes in a housing estate and a tenement (20.52) shot of a journalist asking Reporter on the procedures of the Children's Panel (24.27) Children's Panel in progress (39.38) brief shot of a child psychologist at work (40.23) ecs (41.08)