The Gold bug

United States, 1979

Film
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An adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s story of a young boy on a supposedly deserted island who finds a gold bug and an old piece of paper containing a secret code. He then encounters a crazed old man and his mute servant who are searching for Captain Kidd’s buried treasure.

Credits

production company

Highgate Pictures

producer

Doro Bachrach

Duration

00:32:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013727

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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