A Spoonful of sugar

Australia, 1962

Film
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The network of cane farms and sugar mills in the valleys along the Queensland coast, which is the basis of the Australian sugar industry. The film shows something of the life of the cane cutters, and concludes with a demonstration of the whole process of extracting and refining sugar for the table.

Credits

director

Geoffrey Collings

production company

Collings Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:39:52:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28830

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Manufacturing processes

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Sugar growing - Queensland

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Sugar workers - Queensland

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Sugarcane industry

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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