Story: Ball, Murray Hone

Footrot Flats: the dog’s tail tale

Murray Ball directed the animated film Footrot Flats: the dog’s tail tale (1986), which he co-wrote with fellow cartoonist Tom Scott. Comedians John Clarke and Peter Rowley provided the voices of Wal’ and the Dog, and a team of Australian animators worked for 15 months to create the visuals. This poster depicts various scenes from the film.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-E-CINEMA-1986-02
by Murray Ball

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How to cite this page:

Tim Shoebridge. 'Ball, Murray Hone', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)