Title

"Commentary on the film "The sorrow and the pity"

Speakers

David Wrench

Date

2-19-1974

Streaming Media

Series

All-University Conference, Portland State University

Length

1 hour 9 minutes

Original Description

Professor of Psychology and Urban Studies, Portland State University. Dr. Wrench will comment on the film, The Sorrow and the Pity, from a social-psychological viewpoint in contrast to the moralistic view of the other conference speakers. He sees history and psychology as closely related which has led to his special interest in psycho-history. His comments will include a discussion of how people distort their perceptions of history and the differences shown in human responses to authority and group pressure.

Notes

Dr. Wrench of PSU commented on the film, The Sorrow and the Pity, at Session No. 5 of the All-University Conference at Portland State University in 1974.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

Subjects

Film criticism -- France -- History, Social Psychology

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 1/4 track, mono

Rights

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/11330

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