Fern the red deer

United Kingdom, 1978

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Fern the red deer A marvellous adventure story, filmed on location in remote Exmoor, about an abandoned deer calf. The deer calf forms a bond with two young children and together they fight for the wild deer’s survival.

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Credits

production company

De Lane Lea

Children's Film and Television Foundation

producer

Adrian Worker

director

Jan Darnley-Smith

Duration

00:57:08:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324045

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal films

Animals & Wildlife → Animals

Animals & Wildlife → Children and animals

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Great Britain

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Children and animals

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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