Trapper Murphy

Australia, 1962

Film
A still image from Trapper Murphy

Describes the menace to sheep of dingoes and foxes in the Bogong High Plains in Victoria and shows something of the way in which they are being exterminated. Includes a shot of dingoes actually killing sheep at night.

Please be advised: this film includes scenes of animals being hunted and destroyed which may be distressing to viewers.

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Collection

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Credits

producer

Ronald Mason

production company

Academy Film Productions

Duration

00:21:32:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1962

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013496

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

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

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

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