The Automated mariner

Australia, 1979

Film
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Demonstrates how radar, sonar, and echosound are used to catch the variety of edible sealife found around the coast of Tasmania. Narrated by Frank Bansel, music performed by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Pinchas Steinberg.

Credits

director

Roger Lupton

producer

Damien Parer

production company

Tasmanian Film Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:19:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30825

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Fishing boats

Animals & Wildlife → Fish trade

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tasmania

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Fishing boats

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Radar

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Fishing

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Fishing - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Fishing boats

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Radar

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technology

Places → Tasmania

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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