Big H

Australia, 1979

Film
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An example to educators of what can be done to arouse and maintain children’s interest in the arts. Howard Spicer is known to thousands of school children all over Australia as “Big H” - the Operatic Bikie. Dressed in leather, he rides his motorbike into classrooms and introduces young people to opera. Using Spicer’s work as an example the film illustrates the concept of innovative arts. Suitable for secondary years 7-12, teachers and tertiary level.

Credits

producer/director

David Perry

production company

Australia Council

Tasmanian Film Corporation

Duration

00:29:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31293

Language

English

Subject categories

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Education of children

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education - Study and teaching - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education of children

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education, Primary

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Educators

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Opera - Instruction and study

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teachers - Training of

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Teaching

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Education of children

Music & Performing Arts → Opera - Instruction and study

People → Spicer, Howard

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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