JUST A HABIT

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Places:

  • Edinburgh
  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Healthcare

Genres:

  • Educational

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: JUST A HABIT

Reference number: 4740

Date: 1975

Director: d. Sarah Erulkar

Production company: Scottish Health Education Unit

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11.11 mins

Description: Problems of excessive drinking and the images portrayed in advertising compared with reality.

Should be used in conjunction with ref. 2602 DYING OF THIRST, another SHEU film on alcohol and the pros and cons of consumption. Includes interviews with 14 -16 year olds.

Credits: ed. Michael Gascoyne
p. consultants. Anthony Gilkison Associates
ph. Martin Hailey and John Williams
sd. Peter Downey and Roy Charman
p. man. Greg Younger

Shotlist: Credits intercut with gvs of Edinburgh street scenes incl. children playing on wasteground at the back of tenements (.36); gvs ext Edinburgh pubs (1.06); Gvs int. Edinburgh club and pubs incl. adults dancing (2.45); Teenagers being interviewed about violence associated with drunkeness, incl. documentary shots illustrating this (4.55);Gvs illustrating problems of teenage boredom and gangs in Edinburgh streets (6.00); Gvs illustrating problems of peer pressure to drink and underage drinking (7.15); Advertising hoarding plugging image of drinking (7.32); Hearts v Airdrie football match and spectators drinking in the stadium (8.18); Gvs Princes Street (9.08); 'Down and outs' drinking (10.00);Young drunks staggering home in Edinburgh streets (10.52); ecs (11.11)