The Rockhoppers

Australia, 1975

Film
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Episode of Series “A Fisherman’s World”.
Ron Calcutt discusses the do’s and dont’s of rock fishing for blackfish along the coast of Australia. He points out the need for special care in this exciting sport due to the unpredictable weather and tidal conditions, which cause many people to lose their lives by drowning.

Credits

director

Ossie Emery

producer

Betti Wood

production company

Pilgrim Films

Language

English

Duration

00:27:40:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28011

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Fishermen

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Coasts - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Outdoor recreation - Safety measures

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Safety education

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Fishermen

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Fishing

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Fishing - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor recreation - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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