Hector goes to play ball

Australia, 1971

Film
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A fantasy which employs fun-loving Hector the Cat to teach children road safety rules. Hector is a giant cat who lives in the botanical gardens and loves to play with the children who visit him there. He leads them in an assortment of colourful games, but comes to a bad end because he forgets his road safety rules.

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Credits

director

Phillip Mark-Law

producer

Lindsay Parker

production company

Crawford Productions

Duration

00:10:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1971

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013776

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

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