Repeater away

Australia, 1976

Film
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Shows the laying of the trans-Tasman circuit submarine telephone cable between New Zealand and Australia in 1976. Written and directed by David Haythornthwaite; photography Kerry Brown; sound Julian Ellingworth; commentary Peter Gwynne.

Credits

director

David Haythornthwaite

producer

Peter Johnson

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:42:45:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27846

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Telecommunication

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Telephone cables

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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