The Showman

Australia, 1968

Film
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Sebastian the Fox is a child prodigy on the violin. A greedy showman attempts to exploit his talents by arranging a world concert tour. Sebastian finds a way to terminate the tour and return home. A Peter Scriven puppet; photographed by Giorgio Mangiamele; edited by Alan Harkness and Michael Thornhill; music by George Dreyfus.

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Credits

producer

Patrick Ryan

production company

Eltham Films

director

Tim Burstall

Duration

00:10:12:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1968

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009780

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Puppet films

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 0-6

Childrens Films → Children's films - Australia

Childrens Films → Puppet films

Music & Performing Arts → Puppet films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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