The Inhabited man

Australia, 1978

Film
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A talking flea makes a young man aware that he has scabies though he could have countless other organisms living on his body. Anxious, the young man visits a doctor who explains to him that whilst complete prevention is not yet possible, sound personal hygiene can cut down on the incidence of scabies.

Credits

director
producer

Peter Dimond

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:09:53:00

Colour

Colour

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31150

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Australia

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

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

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

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

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