The Monsoon frog (A)

Australia, 1986

Film
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Episode of Series “A Dreamtime story”.
A young boy, learning to hunt is told never to harm the green frog. In answer to his question why, he is told the story of a young boy of the Dreamtime who had no respect for nature. When the monsoon did not come one year he threatened to kill the green frog, bringer of the monsoon, if she did not send the rain. In revenge she sent her children, thunder and lightning to kill him, but he meets with Tiddalik the giant frog, which causes further complications … Narrated by Belzah Lowah.

Credits

production company

Australian Broadcasting Commission

producer

Robin James

Duration

00:15:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Appears in

A Dreamtime story

Group of items

A Dreamtime story

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303816

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

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

Childrens Films

History → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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