Alcohol Trigger Films for Junior High - The Party, The Mother, The Bride

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Alcohol Trigger Films for Junior High - The Party, The Mother, The Bride is a short film from 1979. It is held in the Prelinger Archives collection.

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Alcohol Trigger Films for Junior High - The Party, The Mother, The Bride
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Three short dramatic, open-ended situations designed to provoke discussion in alcohol education programs. Includes "The Party," in which a new boy wants to make friends and offers his house for a party while his parents are away; "The Mother," in which an intoxicated mother picks up her daughter and a friend at a shopping mall and then embarrasses the daughter in front of a boy; and "The Ride," in which younger students are offered drinks by older friends and then invited to go for a ride.


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Presents a set of three short dramatic, open - ended situations designed to provoke discussion in alcohol education programs. Includes 'The Party' in which a new boy wants to make friends and offers his house for a party while his parents are away, 'The Mother' in which an intoxicated mother picks up her daughter and takes her and a friend to a shopping mall, and 'The Ride' in which younger students are offered drinks by older friends and then invited to go for a ride. Part of a series on alcohol education.

The Party

  • Kids hanging outside deli (they have Philadelphia accents)
  • Teens passing beers to one another
  • Drinking outside deli, barber pole in back
  • Kids drinking beer against wall with Coca-Cola sign
  • CU table with beer bottles, ashtrays, junk
  • Kids dancing, drinking, wearing dad's hat
  • Kids break into liquor cabinet
  • CU kid's face who isn't into it

The Mother

School bell rings, kids start to leave Eastern-style school (NY state Ð cars have NY plates) Mother greets kids, asking for her Òbeautiful daughterÓ

Mother is drunk, asking daughter incoherent questions, telling her she is beautiful, not knowing where she is going. Making kids embarrassed and angry.

CU girl: ÒMom, will you drop it, please?Ó Close call Ð Mom almost hits pedestrian Mom sees boy who daughter likes and forces introduction on her Ð she is ashamed. Mom calls over Mark, introduces herself, says ÒLook whoÕs hereÓ to daughter, who wonÕt look up and is sullen.