Catapult

Australia, 1976

Film
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Catapult is a poetic film on the sport of pole vaulting and features dual Olympian Ray Boyd and Australian ex-champion Eddy Johnson. Both vaulters are seen in top form as they outdo each other in their attempts to set a new Australian pole vault record. Photographed and edited by Tony Paterson.

Credits

production company

Andric Film Productions

producer/director

Andrew Vial

Duration

00:09:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012555

Language

English

Subject categories

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Competition (Psychology)

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Motivation (Psychology)

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Athletes

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Athletics

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Australia - History

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Psychological aspects

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Vaulting

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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