The Balloon tree

United States, 1970

Film
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The plot revolves around a boy’s visit to his aunt’s house in New York City and the sights and sounds he encounters in a series of adventures in the streets and parks. Without commentary, the film is noted for its soft-colour photography and controlled visuals. Cameraman: Edward Nielsen. Suitable for secondary years 7-12.

Credits

director

Edward Nielsen

co-producer

Tibor Sands

Edward Nielsen

Ross Lowell

production company

PGL Productions

Duration

00:10:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31272

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Children - United States

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → New York (N.Y.)

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children - United States

Literature → Stories without words

Places → New York (N.Y.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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