Buried treasure

Australia, 1991

Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Episode of Series “Johnson and friends”.
Johnson, the courageous pink elephant, leads his friends in 6 new stories. 1. “Baby of the family” Squeaky, the battered robot, was the baby of the toyroom, but also the strongest. How can the others protect her from dangerous games? 2. “The big freeze” It was the coldest day ever in Michael’s bedroom, so how will the toys get warm? 3. “Secrets” McDuff, the cheeky concertina, has a secret and all the other toys are desperate to know what it is. 4. “Operation Squeaky” Squeaky is broken and how will the other toys be able to fix her? 5. “Crying wolf” Diesel the dump truck is taught a lesson when he plays a nasty trick. 6. “Buried treasure” The toys set sail in search of buried treasure.

Content notification

Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.

Learn more about our collection and our collection policy here. If you come across harmful content on our website that you would like to report, let us know.

How to watch

This work has not been digitised and is currently unavailable to view online. It may be possible for approved reseachers to view onsite at ACMI.

Learn more about accessing our collection


In ACMI's collection



Ian Munro

production company

Film Australia



Production places
Production dates

Appears in

Johnson and friends

Group of items

Johnson and friends


Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier




Audience classification







VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/81758--buried-treasure/ |title=Buried treasure |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=24 July 2024 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}