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Alternative title: Tusitala : Teller of Tales
Issue Details: First known date: 1986... 1986 Tusitala
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Film Details - Portman Productions ; ABC Television , 1986

Producers:

Chris Muir and Ian Warren (executive producers). Ray Alchin (producer).

Production Companies:

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Portman Productions

Director of Photography:

Peter Hendry

Editors:

Tony Kavanagh and Lyn Solly

Production Designers:

Laurie Johnson

Music:

Bruce Smeaton

Cast:

Including John McEnery (Robert Louis Stevenson), Angela Punch-McGregor (Fanny), Julie Nihill (Belle Strong), Todd Boyce (Lloyd Osbourne), Ray Barrett (Harry Moors), Dorothy Alison (Maggie), John Gregg (Cusack-Smith), and Norman Kaye (Rev. Clarke).

Release Dates:

According to Moran, 15 June 1986

Location:

  • Production included eight weeks' filming in Samoa.

Notes:

Moran notes in his Guide to Australian TV Series that the production cost $5 million.

Settings:
  • South Pacific, Pacific Region,
  • c
    Samoa,
    c
    South Pacific, Pacific Region,
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • 1890-1894
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