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Cruel kindness.

Date
1968

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Description

This extremely enjoyable film, which contains excellent footage of late 1960's home life, attitudes to food and meal times, addresses obesity in children. A female GP narrates the story of three children who are overweight for their age stressing that although there may be some inherited causes of their obesity, it is mostly due to over-feeding on the part of the parents, what the GP calls a cruel kindness.

Publication/Creation

England, 1968.

Physical description

3 DVDs (17 min. each) : 2 videocassettes (DIGIBETA) (17 min. each) : sound, color sound, color

Copyright note

British Medical Association

Creator/production credits

An Oswalk Skilbeck production for the Film Producers Guild, made in association with Film Centre International Ltd. Written and directed by Winifred Holmes and produced by the British Life Assurance Trust for Health Education with the British Medical Association.

Language

  • English


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