Lost in the bush

Australia, 1973

Film
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A film based on an actual incident. In 1864 three young children belonging to a small squatting family wandered far from home and found themselves lost in the Australian outback. The film concentrates on the children’s struggle to survive in the bush and on the search mounted by their family to find them. Based on the account of the search written by Les Blake in the 1860’s. Cast includes Gabrielle Bulle, Colin Freckleton, Richard McClelland.

Credits

director
producer

E.J. Perry

production company

Victoria. Audio-Visual Education Centre

Duration

00:58:37:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1973

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37818

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Wilderness survival

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wilderness survival

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Search and rescue operations

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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