The Magic Trumpet

Australia, 1963

Film Australian animation
A still image from The Magic Trumpet

An experimental film using mainly animated paper cut-outs to tell the story of a magic trumpet which brings fame and fortune to an old tramp. Story script by Tim Burstall, music by Michael Kenny and montage, animation and photography by Dusan Marek.

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Credits

director

Dusan Marek

production company

Eltham Films

Anim-ad Films

Duration

00:10:25:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1963

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323413

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

Collected

1 times

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