A Puppet pudding

Australia, 1981

Film
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An introduction to the world of Norman Lindsay’s classic Australian children’s story “The Magic Pudding”, using puppets from the Marionette Theatre of Australia’s stage production. Explores the background to the writing of the story and looks behind the scenes of Australia’s national puppet theatre. Concludes with characters on stage at the Sydney Opera House. Presenter: Richard Bradshaw.

Credits

production company

Tasmanian Film Corporation

Marionette Theatre of Australia

director

David Perry

producer

Michael Creighton

Language

English

Duration

00:24:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32661

Subject categories

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Literature → Authors, Australian

Literature → Children's literature, Australian

Literature → Literature

Music & Performing Arts → Marionettes

Music & Performing Arts → Puppet theater

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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

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