Title Details

High Hopes

Lyn and Patrece are leaving school with clear aims of becoming a dental nurse and a hairdresser.
Series : School's Out | Episode : 3 | Year : 1980 | Total Duration : 30 Minutes | Producer : Robin Hughes
Director : Susan Varga, Rod Freedman |
Teenagers Lyn and Patrece in backyard talking about leaving school. VS school, pan over students in rows in exam hall, Lyn and Patrece interviewed at school. Patrece doing hospital work experience taking menu orders from ward patients, head nurse talking about Patrece's nursing prospects. Interview with Patrece's mother, Lyn doing dentistry work experience, VS dentist and dental nurse with patient. Interview with dentist. Interview with Lyn's mother. VS Patrece in hairdressing salon, washing client's hair, interview with hairdresser. Salon owner complaining about apprenticing system. High school farewell dinner in hall, dance and assembly. Patrece and Lyn watching television, learning to type at college, entering employment office. Newspaper unemployment headlines. Patrece working as shop assistant in Waltons department store. Buskers in shopping centre, Lyn working in stationery store.
Access No. 148117 | 35 mins 26 secs | 1980s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Restricted Access - Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |