Picture books on video. - Volume 2 = Turramulli and the giant Quinkin

Australia, 1987

Film

Three Aboriginal Dreamtime stories. “Turramulli the giant Quinkin” and “Banana Bird and the Snake men” are both written by Percy Trezise, illustrated by Dick Roughsey and narrated by Bob Maza. “The Frog and the pelican” is written by Des O’Brien. The stories are narrated with background music as the illustrations are shown on screen.

Credits

director

Cathy Miller

Catharine Campbell

production company

Video Classroom

Language

English

Duration

00:22:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37916

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Religion

Adaptations

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Childrens Films

History → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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