The Year of the Kings

Australia, 1978

Film
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Episode of Series “Edge of the Cold”.
The final program in this series traces a full year’s life cycle of the King Penguin. These birds have had to adapt to a harsh environment on Macquarie Island, and have developed a well-organised social structure.

Credits

producer

David Parer

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Language

English

Duration

00:33:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30980

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Birds

Animals & Wildlife → Birds - Behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Penguins

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Macquarie Island (Tas.)

Places → Macquarie Island (Tas.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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