Bischoff's Mountain: an epitaph

Australia

Film
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A montage of stills, showing a now disused and decaying tin mine on Bischoff’s Mountain in Tasmania. Also shows Waratah one of Tasmania’s ghost towns. The visuals are accompanied with an overlay of industrial noises and male voices - suggestive of the previous industrial life of the town.

Credits

production company

Tasfilm Productions

Duration

00:03:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31374

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mineral industries - Australia - History

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Mines and mineral resources - Australia - History

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Tin mines and mining

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bischoff, Mount (Tas.)

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Crafts & Visual Arts → Photography, Composite

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → History

History → Mines and mineral resources - Australia - History

History → Tasmania - History

Places → Bischoff, Mount (Tas.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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