They found a cave; Waxworks

Australia, 1962

Film

They found a cave: Four English orphans migrate to Tasmania under the care of their Aunt. Their Aunt becomes sick and is hospitalised, leaving the children to seek refuge in a secret cave. Excitement follows the children as they face danger and adventure in the rugged terrain before they are finally reunited with their Aunt. Based on the novel by Nan Chauncy. “Waxworks”: A short tale about children lost in a waxwork museum “House of Horrors”.

Credits

director

Andrew Steane

producer

Charles E. Wolnizer

production company

Australian Council for Children's Film and Television

Language

English

Duration

01:13:00:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35022

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Childrens Films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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