The Athletes

Unknown, 1970

Film
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Episode of Series “A Man and His Sport”.
The growth of track and field competition in Australia is studied, junior events as well as international competitions. We see the work being done to encourage youngsters to participate in track and field events. The film contains some excellent slow motion sequences of athletes performing at their peak, which evoke a strange sort of fluid beauty in this otherwise rather harsh world of sweat and strain.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
Unknown
Production dates
1970

Appears in

Group of items

A Man and His Sport

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30878

Language

English

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Physical education and training

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Athletics

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Coaching

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Track-athletics

Short films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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