Compelling Thirst - Alcoholism
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Compelling Thirst - Alcoholism is a short film from ca. 1965 - 1966 released on 16mm. It is held in the Prelinger Archives collection.
|Compelling Thirst - Alcoholism|
|ca. 1965 - 1966|
- On alcoholism
- Stock shots to be logged. Apparently filmed in New York City and St. Louis, Missouri
- Tracking shot down New York city street past bars and restaurants.
- Drinking/drunk people in public on city streets.
- 0:6:37 "an alcoholic person is a person who must totally abstain from alcohol or drink to excess; there is no middle..."
- Tracking shot down Midwestern or Eastern suburban street
- Misc. anonymous buildings and entrances
- Anonymous people speaking at Alcoholics Anonymous meeting (no faces shown); coffee maker in foreground
- Pan over St. Louis, Missouri skyline; Gateway Arch in view
- Cars on freeway, 3 lanes, toward camera, seen from overhead bridge
- Closeup fingers typing, old-time tabulating calculator
- Man being walked into jail cell
- VS jail cells in St. Louis