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NCJ Number: 66154 Find in a Library
Title: BOYS BEWARE BEWARE
Corporate Author: Davis Communications Media
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 0
Sponsoring Agency: Davis Communications Media
Glendale, CA 91201
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Davis Communications Media
626 Justin Avenue
Glendale, CA 91201
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DESIGNED FOR A YOUNG MALE AUDIENCE, THIS FILM EMPHASIZES THE IMPORTANCE OF NOT TRUSTING STRANGERS AND OF REPORTING SUSPICIOUS INCIDENTS. OVERALL, THE FILM IS MEANT TO DEVELOP AN AWARENESS IN BOYS OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ASSAULT BY A HOMOSEXUAL RAPIST AND TO ENCOURAGE CRIME PREVENTION.
Abstract: IN THE FIRST OF A SERIES OF DRAMATIZED INCIDENTS, ONE BOY IS TALKED INTO GOING WITH A MAN IN A CAR TO CHASE A BICYCLE THIEF WHILE HIS FRIEND, MADE SUSPICIOUS BY THE INCIDENT, NOTIFIES THE BOYS' MOTHER. THE POLICE RESCUE OF THE BOY IS SHOWN. A SECOND SCENE DEPICTS AN OLDER ACQUAINTANCE ATTEMPTING TO SHARE PORNOGRAPHIC PHOTOGRAPHS WITH A YOUNG BOY. THE FILM EMPHASIZES THAT IT IS IMPORTANT TO NOTIFY PARENTS OR COUNSELORS OF ADVANCES THAT SEEM SUSPICIOUS, EVEN IF THEY INVOLVE FRIENDS OR ACQUAINTANCES. IN ANOTHER SCENE, A STRANGER IS SHOWN BUILDING UP THE TRUST OF A YOUNG BOY BY LETTING HIM TURN ON THE IGNITION OF HIS CAR. AFTER TRUST IS DEVELOPED, THE STRANGER INVITES THE BOY TO A PARTY WHERE HE IS ASSAULTED BY THE YOUNG STRANGER AND HIS FRIENDS. A SYNOPSIS OF THE FILM WHOSE OBJECTIVE IS TO ALERT BOYS TO THE EXSISTENCE OF THE PROBLEM OF SEXUAL ATTACKS IS INCLUDED.
Index Term(s): Child abuse; Child molesters; Crimes against children; Personal Security/Self Protection
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. 14 MINUTES, 16MM COLOR, 1979. RENTAL ALSO AVAILABLE. 3RD EDITION
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