Renmark on the river

Australia, 1964

Film
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Presents Renmark as Australia’s first irrigation settlement. Introduces the Renmark Trust utilizing the waters of the Murray River to irrigate fruit trees and vines. We see oranges prepared for market whilst other fruits include apricots, peaches, pears, lemons and grapefruit; and vineyards produce sultanas, raisins, and grapes for wine making. The scenic attractions of the River and town are also seen.

Credits

director

G Shepherd

production company

South Australian Government Tourist Bureau

Language

English

Duration

00:10:20:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27841

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Fruit trade - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rivers - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → South Australia - Description and travel

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Irrigation - Murray River Region (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rivers - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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