Buyer beware

Australia, 1982

Film
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An animated look at the perils inherent in signing a contract which considers such familiar situations as buying a second-hand car, building a house, and purchasing household goods. Points out the need for full awareness of the conditions of sale before signing by highlighting the headaches that await the foolish consumer. Narrated by Max Gillies. Suitable for middle and upper secondary levels.

Credits

production company

Victorian Film Corporation

Rednose Revival

producer

Vincent O'Donnell

director
Duration

00:13:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016547

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Consumer satisfaction

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Consumer protection

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Consumer satisfaction

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Consumers

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Automobiles - Purchasing

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Consumer protection

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Consumer education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → House buying

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Consumers

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → House buying

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Household appliances

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Household appliances

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

Betamax; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

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

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