The Steam-driven adventures of Riverboat Bill (Captioned)

Australia, 1986

Film
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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

Duration

01:15:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34898

Language

English

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

Closed captioning

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

Captioned

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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