Day of the wag

Australia, 1976

Film
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The problem of truancy is the subject of this film. Various factors contributing to truancy are raised for discussion, not the least of which is the common adult practice of taking a sickie. Cast includes Sue Berny, Judy Dick, Joe DiSario, Doug Gautier and others.

Credits

director
co-producer

Milton Ingerson

Malcolm Smith

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

Duration

00:10:47:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012773

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Study and teaching - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → School attendance

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → School children

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → School children

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MOV file H264; ACMI External Digital Access Copy

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