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Date produced: 1965


William H. Murray






PSA Class C Special Citation for Special Service in the Public Interest 1965


"A New Life for Jennifer is the sensitive story of a little girl about 4 years of age who is hard of hearing. She is enrolled in a special school for hard of hearing children where she learns to talk and speak correctly and in other ways to manage herself. The techniques used in theses teaching processes are emphatically depicted, and the judges did well in awarding to the maker of this film a citation which reads "For Special Service in the Public Interest" PSA Journal, Sept. 1965, 51.


According to the Independent Press-Telegram (Long Beach, CA), April 27, 1969, 239; the film was shown on television at 7:30pm.

It may have also shown in Detroit, Sunday February 1, 1970 - see Detroit Free Press, Feb 1, 1970, 123 for television listings which simply lists a "New Life for Jennifer" at 11:00am.

Business Screen Magazine lists the film as sponsored by the Lutheran School for the Deaf produced by Porta Films and winning a V-P Honors 1965 Motion Picture Award in the Fund Raising Films Category (No. 4, Vol. 26, 33).



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