A fair chance
Apex Film Corporation.
Film Counselors, inc.
National Tuberculosis Association.
- [New York, NY] : National Tuberculosis Association, c1954
- Moving image
- Prejudice Tuberculosis, Pulmonary -- psychology Tuberculosis, Pulmonary -- rehabilitation
- This film tells the story of a man who has recovered from tuberculosis, and the prejudice and hardship he faces after he comes home. He expects to return to his regular employer, but is told there's no job for him. Old friends don't wish to socialize, and his daughter's acquaintances are reluctant to come to the house. The film makes the point that these attitudes are rooted in a misunderstanding of tuberculosis, its treatment, and a person's health status after being released from a sanitorium or hospital. Such patients are well, and should be given a fair chance to resume their former lives.
- The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
- 014 min.
- Black and white
- Robert Osterloh, Barbara Wooddell, Gloria Winters, Frank Ferguson, William Forrest, Don Beddoe, Ann Doran.
- Director of photography, Robert Pittack ; screen play by John Thiele ; film editor, Ben Marmon ; directed by William J. Thiele.
- Received: Apr. 25, 1955 as a donation from the National Tuberculosis Association.
- Live action
- NLM Unique ID:
- 8800007A (See catalog record)