The Story of the toy soldier

United Kingdom, 1971

TV show
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Episode of Series “Magic ball”
Sam is playing with his tin soldiers. While placing them in lines, he notices that one of his soldiers keeps falling over. Sam is perplexed, so the magic ball takes him to a parade ground where the soldiers are being drilled by a sergeant and a corporal.

Credits

director

Brian Cosgrove

production company

Granada Television International

Language

English

Duration

00:13:30:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28987

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

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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