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Gambling : the chance of a lifetime

Author: Michael W Doyle; Gus Gnorski; Michael J Schmiedeler; University of Notre Dame.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1997.
Series: Today's life choices.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The lure of gambling is the belief that a little money, well placed, will surely bring a significant return--although the belief rarely coincides with reality. This program examines gambling both as a harmless social activity and as an addiction. How some people allow gambling to consume their lives, and why they do it, is discussed by a treatment expert and a compulsive gambler. The effect of gambling on both  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael W Doyle; Gus Gnorski; Michael J Schmiedeler; University of Notre Dame.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 38092053
Notes: "FFH 7155"--Container.
Credits: Executive producer, Michael W. Doyle.
Performer(s): Narrator, Gus Gnorski.
Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Today's life choices.
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; University of Notre Dame ; producer/writer, Michael J. Schmiedler.

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"The lure of gambling is the belief that a little money, well placed, will surely bring a significant return--although the belief rarely coincides with reality. This program examines gambling both as a harmless social activity and as an addiction. How some people allow gambling to consume their lives, and why they do it, is discussed by a treatment expert and a compulsive gambler. The effect of gambling on both individuals and their families is also examined.

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