Frank and Francesca

Frank and Francesca is an Australian children's television series which first screened on the ABC in 1973.

Frank and Francesca
GenreChildren's television
Directed byRick Birch
Douglas Sharp
Country of originAustralia
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6
Running time30 minutes
Original networkABC
Original release29 July 1973 (1973-07-29)

The series of six 30 minute black & white episodes were based on the book of the same name by David Martin (1915-1997)[1][2] It was produced by Oscar Whitbread for the Australian Broadcasting Commission[3][4] and was directed by Rick Birch and Douglas Sharp.[3]


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  1. ^ Martin, David (1972). Frank and Francesca. Melbourne: Thomas Nelson. p. xii+156pp. ISBN 0170029174.
  2. ^ Martin, David (1972). Frank and Francesca. Richmond: Marlin Books. p. xii+156pp. ISBN 0091350611.
  3. ^ a b "Frank and Francesca". IMDB. 2016. Retrieved 22 March 2016.
  4. ^ Storey, Don (2013). "Classic Australian Television Chronology". Retrieved 22 March 2016.
  5. ^ "New series". The Canberra Times. Vol. 47, no. 13, 477. Australian Capital Territory, Australia. 3 July 1973. p. 10. Retrieved 28 February 2016 – via National Library of Australia.

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