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Rex

Rex, a √íteenage dropout√ď, talks about his experiences.
Series : Putting a Face to an Issue | Episode : 3 | Year : 1975 | Total Duration : 8 Minutes | Producer : Suzanne Baker
Director : Phillip Robertson |
Rex singing and playing guitar on balcony, street below, Rex talking about leaving home, terrace houses to city buildings, tin roof and clocktower, Rex talking about daily routine, friends gathered in living room, Rex talking about not wanting to return to school, showing school certificate, sketches pinned to wall, Rex walking down lane, along street, crossing road, walking along street. Rex talking about no opportunities for people who drop out of school early, Rex walking along footpath past graffiti on corrugated iron fencing, entering dole office. Commonwealth Employment Service, people waiting in dole office. Rex talking about not wanting to do clerical or menial work, Rex talking with woman in dole office, Rex talking about thinking of going back to matriculate next year, Rex playing guitar and singing song at round table, fringed lightshade above.
Access No. 136458 | 7 mins 14 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |