Weekend at Cradle Mountain

Australia, 1960

Film
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Shows the children of a family spending a weekend at the chalet in Cradle Mountain Reserve going on two long walks past the mountain lakes, life at the chalet, the chalet keeper and the ranger, and their native pets. Cast: Margaret, Marcus and Duncan. Commentary by Nan Chauncey.

Credits

director

W. H. Perkins

producer

C Wolnizer

production company

Island Film Services

Children's Films and Television

Tasmanian Council for Children's Films and Television

Language

English

Duration

00:21:43:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30314

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park (Tas.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tasmania - Description and travel

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children's films - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → National parks and reserves - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Hiking

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor recreation - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Walking

Places → Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park (Tas.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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