Rubbish

Australia, 1982

Film
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A non-narrated fantasy adventure about the world of puppets created by a young boy from the odds and ends he collects in the streets. The adventure begins in the long alleys and narrow laneways of the city and culminates in a secret magic place known only to the young boy and his friend the kettlebird. Suitable for upper primary level.

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Credits

production company

Marionette Theatre of Australia

producer

Michael Creighton

co-director

Michael Balson

Michael Creighton

Duration

00:48:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015683

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Puppet films

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Australia

Childrens Films → Puppet films

Fantasy & Science Fiction

Fantasy & Science Fiction → Fantasy

Magic, Occult & Supernatural → Fantasy

Music & Performing Arts → Marionettes

Music & Performing Arts → Puppet films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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