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'''''Rubbish''''' was a 46-minute film created in 1982 by the Marionette Theatre of Australia.<ref>[http://www.artsdoc.com/Biography%20Pages/biog-page-1.html Page one (of two) of David Perry's online biography, in which the film is mentioned.] Retrieved 09 Jan '13</ref><ref>[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1301&dat=19851209&id=1KhWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=fOcDAAAAIBAJ&pg=2240,6523581 Google News archive of the Dec 09, 1985 issue of ''The Sydney Morning Herald''.] Retrieved 09 Jan '13</ref> The film was live-action and was shot primarily on the streets of Sydney. Notably, it won the Best Film award at the 1983 ATOM (Australian Teachers of Media) Awards and had allegedly won several other awards overseas.
''Rubbish'' involved a young boy creating a world of puppet friends using pieces of rubbish found in the street.<ref>[http://www.worldcat.org/title/rubbish-videorecording/oclc/221236489&referer=brief_results worldcat.org page on the film's 1982 VHS release.] Retrieved 09 Jan '13</ref> It is perhaps best remembered for its antagonist, an eerie marionette witch, who relentlessly chases the boy down, frightening many home viewers.
The film is allegedly available on VHS at several Australian libraries and universities, along with a collection of production photographs.<ref>[http://www.worldcat.org/title/marionette-theatre-of-australia-presents-rubbish/oclc/220467408 worldcat.org page on the film's 1987 VHS release.] Retrieved 09 Jan '13</ref><ref>[http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=441846 New South Wales State Library page on a collection of Marionette Theatre of Australia archives, including production stills from the film.] Retrieved 09 Jan '13</ref>
On September 9th, 2015 LMW founder [[User:Dycaite|Dycaite]] found the film and uploaded it to Vimeo as part of Found Media Week.
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