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Playing Beatie Bow (1986)

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A discontented Sydney teenager travels back in time to 1873, whilst watching an old fashioned children's game.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Phelps ...
Judah / Robert
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Abigail Kirk
Mouche Phillips ...
Nikki Coghill ...
Dovey
Moya O'Sullivan ...
Granny
Don Barker ...
Samuel
Lyndel Rowe ...
Kathy
Barbara Stephens ...
Justine
Damian Janko ...
Gibbie
Phoebe Salter ...
Natalie
Su Cruickshank ...
Madam
Henry Salter ...
Swanton
Jo England ...
Doll
Edward Caddick ...
Legless
Edwin Hodgeman ...
Sir
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A discontented Sydney teenager travels back in time to 1873, whilst watching an old fashioned children's game.

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The mysterious game that led to adventure and love as she travelled through time. See more »

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Family | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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7 August 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beatie Bow - Das Spiel mit der Zeit  »

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AUD 4,400,000 (estimated)
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Imogen Annesley received top / first billing, Peter Phelps received second billing and Mouche Phillips received third billing. See more »

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Heart to Heart
Music & Lyrics by McDonald & Stone
Sung by Karen Boddington
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Naturally brilliant
18 August 2001 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Playing Beattie Bow was probably one of the only movies I enjoyed which I had to study in primary school!

But it's a naturally brilliant movie anyway, not only dealing with a girl's attitude to growing up and surviving life, but it also has excellent screen caps of what life was like in the 19th Century Australia.

Note: I can't believe that Beattie Bow is played by "Viv" from Home And Away!!!


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