MORE THAN YOU THINK

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Places:

  • Ayrshire
  • Lanarkshire
  • Perth and Perthshire

Subjects:

  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Institutional care

Genres:

  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • Ogam Films / Oscar Marzaroli

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: MORE THAN YOU THINK

Reference number: 2859

Date: 1974c

Director: d. Martin Singleton

Sponsor: Scottish Society for the Mentally Handicapped

Production company: Ogam Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 22 mins

Description: The experience of parenting and caring for children with mental disabilities.

Credits: ph. Martin Singleton
sc. Douglas Eadie
nar. Iain Agnew
m. Eric Rice
sd. Alex brown
ed. Brian Crumlish
cam. John Schorstein

Shotlist: The experience of parenting and caring for children with cognitive disabilities. Facilities for care of adults - the Robert Owen Centre, East Kilbride - scenes of training in domestic and work skills. SSMH holiday home at Alyth, Perthshire; gvs residential care. Ayr County Council hostel in Prestwick, two semi-detached homes converted into one: gvs daily life at hostel. Narrative poses questions about society's prejudices towards disabilities and encourages a different perspective (22.00)