The Dropout (1962) Online
A young man tired of "the rules" of high school, drops out. While he relishes his newfound "freedom, " he soon finds out that no one will hire a high school dropout, and his life starts to spiral out of control until he's reduced to wearing T-shirts, playing pool, and watching his friends being hauled off to jail for vagrancy. Is he next?
Produced with the cooperation of the Santa Monica Police Department and the Santa Monica Unified School District. Santa Monica is a Los Angeles suburb that at the time this short film was produced (1962) had a population of about 84,000.