The Road to Charlie

Australia, 1974

Film
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Made for the Australian Department of Health, this animated film is part of the national drug education campaign. It attempts to show the difficulties of being a teenage individual in the world of group pressures and advises its young audience to look closely at the pressures to conform and carefully to assess their value. Written by Anne Brooksbank, animation by Stuart Barry.

Credits

director

Stuart Barry

co-producer

Zoran Janjic

Frank Bagnall

production company

Film Australia

Hanna-Barbera Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:11:00:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31134

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Australia

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Teenagers

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Conformity

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Teenagers

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Peer pressure

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Teenagers

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth - Drug use

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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