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Dot and the Kangaroo (1977)

A young girl gets lost in the Australian outback and befriends a kangaroo

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Barbara Frawley ... Dot (voice)
Joan Bruce ... The Kangaroo / Mother (voice)
... Mr. Platypus (voice)
June Salter ... Mrs. Platypus (voice)
Ross Higgins ... Willie Wagtail (voice)
Lola Brooks ... (voice)
Peter Gwynne ... (voice)
Ron Haddrick ... Father (voice)
Richard Meikle ... (voice)
George Assang ... (voice)
Kerrie Biddell ... (voice)
John Derum ... (voice)
Kevin Golsby ... (voice)
Nola Lester ... (voice)
Sue Walker ... (voice)
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A young girl gets lost in the Australian outback and befriends a kangaroo

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Dot's collar and sleeves are white in this film yet in the sequels, they appear to vary between pale-yellow and cream. See more »

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The red kangaroo speaks verbally to Dot before Dot tastes the 'Food of Understanding'. See more »

Connections

Followed by Dot in Space (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm a Frog
Music by Bob Young
Lyrics by Marion Von Adlerstein
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Memories ...
20 January 2004 | by See all my reviews

I remember watching this beautiful film when I was a little girl ... being captivated by Dot and Kangaroo's adventures in the Australian wild, and then being moved to tears at the end when they part. 20 years have now passed since my first viewing, and it still brings bittersweet tears to my eyes.


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