Shearing at Big Billabong

Australia, 1947

Film
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Intended primarily for screening to English school children, this film shows all the processes employed at a shearing shed, from mustering the sheep to the transportation of the bales of wool to the railhead. This film was produced on a big sheep station in New South Wales.

Credits

production company

Australian Wool Board

Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1947

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009728

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Sheep shearers (Persons)

Animals & Wildlife → Sheep stations - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Sheep-shearing

Animals & Wildlife → Sheep-shearing - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

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