The Story of the pirates

United Kingdom, 1971

TV show
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Episode of Series “Magic ball”
Presents a fantasy about a boy who is transported to the high seas by a magic ball. Shows how he joins with an old fisherman in foiling the attempts of a group of pirates to bury their treasure. For primary grades.

Credits

director

Brian Cosgrove

production company

Granada Television International

Language

English

Duration

00:15:03:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28981

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television programs for children

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television series

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Great Britain

Animation → Animation - Juvenile films

Animation → Combination live action and animation

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children's films - Great Britain

Fantasy & Science Fiction

Fantasy & Science Fiction → Fantasy

History → Pirates

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Fantasy

Television

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

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