The Magic Trumpet

Australia, 1963

Film
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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.

Credits

director

Dusan Marek

production company

Eltham Films

Anim-ad Films

Language

English

Duration

00:10:25:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31992

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Australia

Animation → Animation - Juvenile films

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Experimental

Experimental → Experimental films - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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