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Didjeridoo Difficulties

Australia, 1962 (MIFF 1962)

Director: W. Copland

A moral tale about an aboriginal chief who tries to learn the didjeridoo. Second Prize, Children's Film Section, "for its original charm and excellent puppetry".

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