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Director  Oliver Howes
Music director  George Dreyfus
Language  English
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Family
Duration  
Country  Australia
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Writer  Cliff Green, Oliver Howes
Release date  16 December 1976
Based on  novel by Ivan Southall
Initial release  December 16, 1976 (Australia)
Screenplay  Ivan Southall, Cliff Green, Oliver Howes, Richard Mason
Cast  Robert Bettles (John Sumner), Janet Kingsbury (Mrs. Sumner), John Ewart (PC Baird), Bruce Spence (Chief Gifford), Ray Barrett (Dr. McLeod)
Similar movies  Robert Bettles and others appear in Let the Balloon Go and The Fourth Wish

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Let the Balloon Go is a 1976 Australian children's film about a young boy with polio in 1917.

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Plot

In 1917 rural New South Wales, a young boy with polio struggles to break free of his overprotective mother.

Cast

  • Robert Bettles as John Sumner
  • Jan Kingsbury as Mrs Sumner
  • John Ewart as Constable Baird
  • Bruce Spence as Acting Fire Chief Gifford
  • Ray Barrett as Dr McLeod
  • Production

    The film was shot near the town of Carcoar.

    Reception

    The film sold widely overseas including to the United States.

    References

    Let the Balloon Go Wikipedia
    Let the Balloon Go IMDb Let the Balloon Go themoviedb.org


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