A Working Class Audience Appraisal of the USIS film "Man - Maker of Abundance"

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Society and culture
  • Abstract

    Judgement on the USIS film "Man - Maker of Abundance". Topics: frequency of going to the movies; attitude to short films; familiarity of the short film "Man - Maker of Abundance"; positive aspects of the film; criticism of the film; message of the film; closeness of the film to reality; one-sidedness of the film; general attitudes to the film; judgement on film music, dialogs, speakers and images; recommendation of the film to friends; reasons for approval of such films; new knowledge from the film; suggestion of certain views and ideas by the film; country of origin of the film. Demography: occupation; participation in public affairs; membership in associations; trade union or parties; party preference; age; income; origins; religion; school education; marital status; sex; social class.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1956-04 / 1956-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG, selected survey places
Sampled Universe
Audience of the film ´Man - Maker of Abundance´ (film presentations at trade union meetings and SPD party events)
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 191
    Number of Variables: 93
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3312 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22