Newsboy

Australia, 1980

Film
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For the newsboys of Melbourne, dodging in and out of traffic and delivering newspapers is all part of the job. The promise of real adventure lies in a stolen trip down the Yarra River on a beautiful sunny day. Produced with the assistance of the Creative Development Branch of the Australian Film Commission.

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Credits

director

John Prescott

Duration

00:20:27:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014670

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Newspapers

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Melbourne (Vic.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Melbourne (Vic.) - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Melbourne (Vic.) - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Yarra River (Vic.)

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Places → Melbourne (Vic.)

Places → Yarra River (Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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