Circus

New Zealand, 1980

Film
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The story of Zane, a twelve-year-old boy who samples life under the big top when he travels with the family circus in New Zealand during his school holidays. Shows Zane performing tasks in the daily circus routine as well as training and playing with the lion that he has brought up from a cub. The roles played by other members of the circus team are also noted, and a final sequence depicts a circus performance, including Zane’s first time in the ring with Nero, his lion. Suitable for middle and upper primary levels.

Credits

production company

New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation

Heller Films

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
New Zealand
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33474

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Circus animals

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - New Zealand

Music & Performing Arts → Circus animals

Music & Performing Arts → Circus performers

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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