Playing Beatie Bow

Australia, 1985

Film

The game is called Beatie Bow and the children play it for the thrill of scaring themselves. When Abigail is drawn in, the game is quickly transformed into an extraordinary adventure when she realises that somehow, through some eerie time shift, she had arrived in “The Rocks” of one hundred years ago. Stars Peter Phelps and Nikki Coghill. Based on the novel by Ruth Park.

Credits

producer

Jock Blair

Duration

01:28:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017787

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Childrens Films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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