Running Time: 28 mins
Literature Source: Based on the book by Colin Thiele.
Ten year old Danny rescues an emu's egg from a marauding goanna.
His ingenuity and tenacity in managing to incubate and hatch the egg
wins respect and admiration from his parents, teacher and friends.
Stars Ken Talbot as Danny. Original story by Jim Badger from the novel by Colin Thiele. Screenplay by David Haythornthwaite. Producer: Mike Midlam.
Director: David Haythornthwaite. Filmed in Tingha, NSW.
* First Prize, Storytelling Category,
Prix Jeunesse, Munich 1984
* Best Australian Children?s Film 1984
Australian Teachers Of Media ATOM Awards@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@CLASSROOM USE: To get the full benefit of using this program in the classroom for upper primary and lower secondary we suggest purchasing the teaching notes package from Australian Centre For Educational Research's DART initiative at http://shop.acer.edu.au/acer-shop