Winners: The Paper Boy

Australia, 1985

TV show

Episode of Series ‘Winners’.
During the Depression, Joe’s father gets the sack. The only money the family has is what 13 year old Joe earns from selling papers. Then Joe has a fight with his father and leaves home. He lives on the streets battling with his wits and his fists as he gets to know the characters of the city - the down and outs, the Communist agitators, the Sallies, and Old Harry.

Cast includes Christopher Schlusser, Tony Llewellyn-Jones and Linden Wilkinson.

On display until:

ACMI Viewing Booths

22 April 2019

Credits

production company

Australian Children's Television Foundation

ITC Entertainment

Australian Film Commission

Film Victoria

New South Wales Film Corporation

producer

Jane Ballantyne

writer

Bob Ellis

director

Paul Cox

Language

English

Duration

00:50:49:00

Colour

Colour

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