Treasure Island

Australia, 1988

Film

When an old sea dog Billy Bones dies at the “Admiral Benbow Inn”, Jim Hawkins and Dr. Liversey come into possession of a map revealing the where- abouts of treasure hidden by the infamous Captain Kidd. They set out on the sailing ship “Hispaniola” to find the hoard and make their fortunes. In the great tradition of swashbuckling adventure stories Robert Louis Stevenson’s tale has taken its place among the best known and most widely read by children of all ages. Ross Higgins stars as the voice of Long John Silver and brings this animated video to life.

Credits

producer

Roz Phillips

production company

Burbank Films Australia

Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37691

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Action & Adventure

Action & Adventure → Swashbucklers

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Australia

Childrens Films

History → Pirates

History → Swashbucklers

Literature → English literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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