The Affluent Teenager

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KRON-TV Assignment Four documentary film from 1965, narrated by Jerry Jensen, which considers the growing influence of American teenagers in consumer culture. Includes scenes featuring: teenagers dancing at the San Mateo County Fairground's Teenage Fair; a teenage discount book ('Teenage Parti Pakk') being marketed at the Fairmont Hotel; an interview with Dr. Louise Bates Ames of the Gesell Institute; fashion runway shows; interviews with purchasers for Macys; teenage boys looking at cars and views of disc jockey Tom Donahue working in the KYA Radio booth, at the Teenage Fair. This film was written and produced by Al Kohlwes and directed by Al Scollay. Opens with an introduction by the General Manager of KRON-TV, Harold P. See.

Type of material
archival newsfilm
Duration
26:05
16mm b&w, optical sound film
Rights for this video belong to
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Date aired
1965
Originally aired on
KRON-TV
Identifier
KRON 61
Views
4508

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