The Story of the Southern Cross: an Australian Aboriginal legend

Australia, 1969

Film
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Using drawings, tells the story of the origin of the Southern Cross. Adapted from an Aboriginal legend by Marcia Hatfield. Narration by Ron Haddrick.

Credits

director

Thelma Dufton

production company

Pilgrim Films

Concept Films of Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:09:48:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28985

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

History → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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