Dot and Santa Claus

Australia, 1981

Film
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When Dot tells Santa Claus all about her wish to find her friend the Kangaroo’s lost Joey he offers to help and the two take to the air in Santa’s sleigh, pulled by two kangaroos. Their quest takes them all around the world and at each stop Santa teaches Dot about special Christmas traditions, including the origin of the Christmas carol “Silent night”. A delightful and entertaining musical adventure that is sure to bring glad tidings to all.

Credits

production company

Yoram Gross Films

producer/director

Yoram Gross

Duration

01:20:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

304186

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Australia

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 6-12

Childrens Films → Children's films - Australia

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Literature → Christmas stories

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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