Small people

Australia, 1962

Film
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The fun and fascination of puppetry. Based on the work of Edith Munay, who pioneered the teaching of puppetry to Australian children. The wide range of interest includes the puppets to make, their clothes, the story to be thought of, the play to be worked out, the manipulation, the gestures and voices of the characters; glove puppets, animal puppets, rod puppets and marionettes, all are shown in this introduction to puppetry.

Credits

director
production company

Morley-Hayward/Reeves

Morley-Hayward

Duration

00:11:51:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1962

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009916

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Children's art

Crafts & Visual Arts → Puppet making

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Puppets and puppet-plays in education

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Music & Performing Arts → Marionettes

Music & Performing Arts → Puppet theater

Music & Performing Arts → Puppets

Music & Performing Arts → Puppets and puppet-plays in education

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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