Film, Video Court of human relations. [1959-07-17] Title on slate board: Teacher vs. student / Inventory title: Court of human relations
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- Court of human relations. [1959-07-17]
- Title on slate board: Teacher vs. student
- Inventory title: Court of human relations
- A three-member board mediates disputes and disagreements submitted for review by the people involved. Complainants and respondents are interviewed by A.L. Alexander and the mediators. In this episode, the board considers the case of a teenager who dropped out of school because of a teacher's use of corporal punishment. The mother supports her son's decision. The father, a truck driver who was away at the time, does not.
- Alexander, A. L., 1906-1967, creator, television producer, moderator
- Gimbel, Roger, television producer
- Gillaspy, Richard, television producer
- Nathanson, Ted, 1925-1997, television director
- Ankers, Kathleen, production designer
- Blaney, James, sound designer
- Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968, panelist
- Davis, Ralph Emerson, 1893-1982, panelist
- McCracken, Robert J. (Robert James), 1904-1973, panelist
- Degnan, Walter J., 1908-1977, consultant
- Collins, Fred, 1925-2006, contributor
- National Broadcasting Company production company
Created / Published
- - Mediation
- - Interpersonal conflict
- - Corporal punishment of children
- - Parent and teenager
- - High school teachers
- - Family crises
- Panel discussions
- Nonfiction television programs
- - Date in title from TV guide, July 17, 1959, p. A-73.
- - Moderator: A.L. Alexander.
- - Mediators: Fannie Hurst, Dr. Ralph Emerson Davis, Dr. Robert J. McCracken.
- - Announcer: Fred Collins.
- - Guest consultant: Walter J. Degnan.
- - Associate directors, Richard Gillaspy, Larry Owen, Jr. ; scenic designer, Kathy Ankers ; technical director, Jack Irving ; lighting director, Leo Farrenkopf ; audio, Jim Blaney.
- - Most credits taken from Court of human relations production documents in M/B/RS Acquisition files. Moderator and mediators taken from film.
- - LC copy is not the broadcast copy; contains a slate board, slug for commercials, and is lacking end credits.
- - Filmed on June 8, 1959 in New York, N.Y.
- - Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian.
- - The Court of human relations originated as a popular radio program, also created and moderated by A.L. Alexander. In one or two cases per episode, a panel of mediators, including clergymen, authors, judges, educators, and other notables give advice on interpersonal problems presented to them by actual people, called "complainants" and "respondents". The cases involve family and other personal disputes, marital entanglements, emotional problems, and financial disagreements. The show aired in the afternoon on NBC from June 22, 1959 to August 21, 1959.
- - Sources used: Court of human relations production documents in M/B/RS Acquisition files (Alexander (A. L., Mrs.)); McNeil's Total television, 4th ed., p. 183; TV guide (New York edition), July 11-17, 1959, p. A-73; episode slate board; Variety, July 22, 1959, p. 29, viewed August 25, 2020 via Variety Archives online.
- 1 video file (digital) (28 min.) : sd., b&w.
- Alexander (A. L., Mrs.) Collection (Library of Congress)
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Additional Metadata Formats
- Alexander, A. L.
- Ankers, Kathleen
- Blaney, James
- Collins, Fred
- Davis, Ralph Emerson
- Degnan, Walter J.
- Gillaspy, Richard
- Gimbel, Roger
- Hurst, Fannie
- McCracken, Robert J. (Robert James)
- Nathanson, Ted
- National Broadcasting Company
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Alexander, A. L., Creator, Television Producer, Moderator, Roger Gimbel, Richard Gillaspy, Ted Nathanson, James Blaney, Fannie Hurst, Ralph Emerson Davis, et al. Court of Human Relations. -07-17. produceds by Ankers, Kathleenuction Designer 1959. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020600034/.
APA citation style:
Alexander, A. L., Gimbel, R., Gillaspy, R., Nathanson, T., Blaney, J., Hurst, F. [...] National Broadcasting Company Production Company. (1959) Court of Human Relations. -07-17. Ankers, K. D., prod [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020600034/.
MLA citation style:
Alexander, A. L., Creator, Television Producer, Moderator, et al. Court of Human Relations. -07-17. prod by Ankers, Kathleenuction Designer 1959. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020600034/>.