Will the Great Barrier Reef cure Claude Clough

Australia, 1967

Film
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A travel film with a difference. Claude Clough, frustrated and depressed, consults a psychiatrist who prescribes a holiday on the Great Barrier Reef. Underwater photography shows some of the dazzling coral formations and reefs and the striking scenery of the reef islands. A satirical fantasy on the theme of a holiday on the Great Barrier Reef.

Credits

director

John Milson

producer

Richard Mason

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:14:00:00

Colour

Colour

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30511

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Queensland

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Vacations - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

Comedy

Comedy → Satire

Places → Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

Places → Queensland

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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