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The Big Chance motion picture, 1968
- Aller, Robert
- The Big Chance motion picture
- 1968 (inclusive)19681968
- 1 16mm film
- Collection Number
- The film The Big Chance (1968) focuses on the opportunities offered by the Madera Employment Training Center in Madera California. The training center is operated by the Education and Technical Services Division under contract with the Bureau of Inadian Affairs, United States Department of Interior.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
- Access Restrictions
Materials must be used on-site; no use of original material, access copies will be made available for viewing. Five business days advanced notice required. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law, condition of the material, or by donor.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
The Madera Employment Training Center is a professional training school in Madera, California operated by the Education and Technical Services Division under contract with the Bureau of Inadian Affairs, United States Department of Interior.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The film The Big Chance (1968) focuses on the opportunities offered by the Madera Employment Training Center in Madera California.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
The Big Chance
Damaged by scratch marks
Directed by: Robert Aller Presented by: Wexler Films Los Angeles and Philco Ford Corporation for the Madera Employment Training Center in Madera California. All of the students featured in this film are Native American. Shot list: Shot of a bus driving. People walking on sidewalk. Men getting ready for training. They begin welding. A woman in training for electrical work. Shot of a "Philco Devil Box". Several shots of Native American cerimonial dancing. Shot of the cafeteria lunch line and students eating. Men working on a car. Several shots of students swimming in a pool, women sewing and men playing billiards. Shot of math class. Several men fixing a washer and dryer. Young boy being attended to by a nurse. Kids playing in the street. Shots of Madera from above. Several shots of kids playing at a day care facility. Shots of these same children at the Zoo. Shots of students working on typewritters. Shots of students dancing.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Employment agencies
- Native Americans
- Bureau of Indian Affairs
Form or Genre Terms
- Moving images