The Steam-driven adventures of Riverboat Bill

Australia, 1986

Film

Based on the Riverboat Bill books by Cliff Green. Riverboat Bill and young Dave Freshwater restore an old paddle steamer, and, along with a fire-breathing Bunyip and Black Ben the Pirate, have many adventures sailing the Murray River.

Credits

producer/director

Paul Williams

Language

English

Duration

01:15:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34574

Subject categories

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Paddle steamers - Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Paddle steamers - Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Places → Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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