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In this excerpt from Skippy: Australia's First Superstar (Stephen Oliver, Australia-UK, 2009), members of the crew talk about how they were able to get Skippy to 'act'.

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This page from a publicity brochure for Skippy highlights the international popularity of the show.

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In this excerpt from an oral history interview with Bill Lambert, he explains why multiple kangaroos were needed to play Skippy and talks about the special on-camera skill of 'Nuts' the kanagaroo.<

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In this excerpt from an oral history interview with actress Jeanie Drynan, she talks about her first day on the set of Skippy, meeting the star of the show and the challenges they had work

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In Series 2, Episode 35 – 'The Sport of Kings', Skippy and Sonny are at the racetrack to watch Mark Hammond compete.

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A compilation of clips from Skippy demonstrating the bush kangaroo's incredible skills, especially with her paws.

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Director Ted Kotcheff talks about 'Nelson', the impressive one-eyed kangaroo that fights Peter Whittle (Joe) in a memorable scene in Wake in Fright.

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'What's that, Skip? More than 50 years an icon?'.

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Even more collection items celebrating the 1960s adventures of Skippy and Sonny in Waratah National Park.

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This home movie footage was shot by Kethel Timothy (KT) Buckley, father of filmmaker Anthony Buckley, in the 1930s in Sydney.