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NCJ Number: 66539 Find in a Library
Title: WELCOME HOME
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Paulist Productions
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Sponsoring Agency: Media Guild
San Diego, CA 92121
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Paulist Productions
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Media Guild
11526 Sorrento Valley Road
P.O. Box 881
San Diego, CA 92121
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A SON'S HOMECOMING, HIS CONFLICT BETWEEN SEEING OLD FRIENDS AND OBSERVING PROBATION RESTRICTIONS, AND HIS FEELINGS TOWARD HIS PARENTS ARE DRAMATIZED IN THIS 27-MINUTE FILM.
Abstract: THE FILM SHOWS THE IMPACT ON A FAMILY OF A SON RETURNING HOME ON PROBATION. IT EXPLORES THE SON'S, FRANKIE'S, ANGER TOWARD HIS FATHER, THE SISTER'S CONCERN FOR HER BROTHER'S WELFARE, AND THE PROBATION OFFICER'S DEMAND THAT FRANKIE STICK TO HIS PROBATION REQUIREMENTS. IN A DRAMATIC DENOUEMENT, FRANKIE OVERDOSES ON DRUGS, IS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL, AND IS TOLD BY HIS PROBATION OFFICER THAT HIS FATHER HAS BEATEN UP HIS FRIENDS IN ORDER TO SAVE HIS LIFE. THE FILM ENDS WITH A RECONCILIATION BETWEEN FATHER AND SON. (AOP)
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Domestic relations; Drug offenders; Probation conditions
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. 27 MINUTES, 16MM COLOR, 1975
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