Gymnastics: Just about the best thing going

Australia, 1980

Film
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A film celebration of the sport of gymnastics. Australian young people, aged seven to fifteen, and others praise the activity as beneficial therapy for poor coordination, improvement of physical fitness, increasing self-confidence and making new friends. They also tell of the necessary discipline and hard work.

Credits

production company

Cinetel Productions

Film Australia

producer

Peter Johnson

director

Frank Heimans

Language

English

Duration

00:21:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31677

Subject categories

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Gymnastics

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Women athletes

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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