Photostory # 67: Compulsive Drinkers, 16 in 100

Gar Lunney
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
August 14, 1956
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
Pick, at random, 1000 adult Canadians and inevitably 16 of them are alcoholics -- compulsive drinkers, whose addiction to alcohol is adversely affecting their health, family, business and society. Who are these alcoholics and how can they be helped? Research teams across Canada are turning up some answers.