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NCJ Number: 78026 Find in a Library
Title: Only Losers Play
Corporate Author: Walter J Klein Company Ltd
6301 Carmel Road
United States of America
Project Director: E Noell
Date Published: 1980
Grant Number: 79-JS-AX-0016
Sale Source: Walter J Klein Company Ltd
6301 Carmel Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Using a colorful game board, the film shows shoplifting as a game that only losers play.
Abstract: Addressed to an elementary school audience, the film shows a young boy tempted by a friend to steal some candy, a young girl shoplifting some jewelry, and another young boy shoplifting after his father has refused to give him some extra money. The film points out the various rationalizations shoplifters use, such as the belief that they will not get caught, and underscores the reality of arrest and the seriousness with which store owners regard shoplifting.
Index Term(s): Films; Juveniles; Shoplifting
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