The World's greatest freak show

United States, 1972

Film
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Episode of Series “The Desire to read”.
A cartoon adventure designed to develop reading skills by visualising book materials. Presents the story of a man who in his efforts to obtain riches, exploits freaks for theatrical purposes. Based on the picture book by Ellen Raskin. Teacher’s notes accompany the video.

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Credits

producer

Nick Bosustow

director

Sam Weiss

production company

Xerox Films

Stephen Bosustow Productions

Duration

00:12:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1972

Appears in

The Desire to read

Group of items

The Desire to read

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323274

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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