Six minutes with nature

Australia, 1951

Film
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The life cycle of a butterfly known as “The Wanderer” showing the egg, caterpillar, eating, chrysalis and final emergence of the butterfly. This film won a special award for the best nature film in the Commonwealth Jubilee Film Competition.

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Credits

producer

W. G. Nicholls

Duration

00:06:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1951

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009865

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Awards

Animals & Wildlife → Butterflies

Animals & Wildlife → Insects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Silent films

Sound/audio

Silent

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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