Wirritt wirritt [Italian version]: an Australian legend

Australia, 1957

Film
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Artist James Cant re-creates, in rock paintings, an ancient Aboriginal legend about the origins of making fire. Narrated by Ray Barrett.

Credits

producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Australian National Film Board

Australian news and Information Bureau

Duration

00:07:05:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1957

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31196

Language

Italian

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Aboriginal Australia → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Italians - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Aboriginal Australian artists

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Rock paintings

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Italians - Australia

Foreign language films

History → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

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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