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Director  Jim Jeffrey
Music director  Ted Astley
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Country  Australia
6.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Family
Screenplay  Jim Jeffrey
Writer  Jim Jeffrey
Language  English
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Release date  December 1961 (1961-12) (UK) 24 April 1964 (1964-04-24) (Australia)
Based on  novel The New Surf Club by Claire Meillon
Initial release  December 1961 (United Kingdom)
Cast  Leonard Teale, Julie Youatt, Alan Dearth, Max Osbiston
Similar movies  Caddie (1976), Echoes of Paradise (1987), The Devils Playground (1976), Cactus (1986), The Nostradamus Kid (1992)

Bungala Boys is a 1961 Australian family film directed and written by Jim Jeffrey. It was the second Australian based film made by the British Children's Film Foundation, following Bush Christmas.

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Plot

Brian is a newcomer to Bungala Beach, near Sydney. He forms a new surf lifesaving club which wins first prize in a surf boat race.

Cast

  • Peter Couldwell – Tony Wakeford
  • Alan Dearth – Brian Wakeford
  • Terry Bentley – Normie
  • Julie Youatt – Nancy Phelan
  • Ross Vidal – Timmy
  • Geoffrey Parsons – Buzz
  • Jon Dennis as Hatch
  • Max Osbiston as Reg Phelan
  • Leonard Teale as Sam Taylor
  • John Sherwood
  • Margaret Roberts
  • Jack Amistead
  • Betty Dyson
  • Production

    The film was shot on location at Bungan Beach and at Artransa Studios in Sydney. Many of the child stars had never acted before. The actors were given brief training in surf lifesaving.

    Release

    The film was released in the UK, Canada and Europe before Australia.

    References

    Bungala Boys Wikipedia
    Bungala Boys IMDb


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