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Profile of a Problem Drinker ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB523787
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Tom Daly
Directors:  Stanley Jackson, Marcel Martin
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Abuse, Documentary, Fiction, Health and Medicine, Psychology, Social Issues
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1957
Running Time:  29:20

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In telling the story of David Spear this film looks beyond the familiar picture of the alcoholic to the insecurities and inner motivations that cause people to lean on alcohol. Liquor became so important to David that it threatened his job and his home life. The doctor to whom he finally turns explains the medical and other resources available to him and helps him to an understanding of the real reasons behind his uncontrolled drinking.

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