Tunarama

Australia, 1963

Film
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Features Port Lincoln, home of Australia’s largest tuna fleet. Shows a procession of floats; a beauty parade; blessing of the boats; “Tunarama” which celebrates the opening of the tuna season; the wild and natural scenery of the Eyre Peninsula; motels; the Port at play and at work; large granaries; tuna canning factory and loading of the merchant ships. Narrated by Eldon Crouch.

Credits

director

Geoffrey Shepherd

production company

South Australian Government Tourist Bureau

Language

English

Duration

00:13:28:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29804

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Fishing boats

Animals & Wildlife → Fish trade

Animals & Wildlife → Fish trade - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Fisheries

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Eyre Peninsula (S. Aust.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Festivals - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Port Lincoln (S. Aust.) - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → South Australia - Description and travel

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Fishing boats

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Fishing - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Fishing boats

Places → Eyre Peninsula (S. Aust.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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