Firm foundations

Australia, 1981

Film
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A film on preparing a case for finance. Frank Ryan is in need of money to expand his business. Frank is a builder, and his old schoolfriend Bill Scully is the local bank manager. Frank and Bill arrange a meeting to sign up Frank for a loan. But Frank discovers things are not all that simple. On the day they were to meet, Bill Scully suffers a heart attack and the finances of Frank’s biggest client are frozen. Now Frank must persuade the bank’s temporary manager to finance him. Credits include: script by Bob Ellis; edited by Sarah Bennett; sound by Howard Spry; photography by Andrew Fraser. Cast includes: Henri Szeps and Graeme Blundell.

Credits

director

Martin Cohen

producer

Robin Hughes

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:21:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32553

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Banks and banking

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Finance

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Management

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Finance

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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