Popular films often feature representations of older people and interpretations of the aging experience. Interpretations of aging in film parallel concepts and theories in contemporary gerontology. This article examines gerontological themes in the classic popular film, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. The ubiquity of aging motifs in popular film offers gerontology a significant opportunity for public education.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||International Journal of Aging and Human Development|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1995|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Developmental and Educational Psychology
- Geriatrics and Gerontology