Smile for auntie

United States, 1979

Film
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A gently wicked satiric animated look at an aunt’s attempt to make baby smile. About the strange behaviour adults indulge in when attempting to communicate with, and relate to an infant. The aunt is seen from a child’s eye view. From the book written and illustrated by Diane Paterson. Suitable for upper primary and lower secondary levels.

Credits

director
producer

Morton Schindel

production company

Weston Woods Studios

Duration

00:05:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32301

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - United States

Comedy

Comedy → Satire

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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