The Other olympians

Australia, 1980

Film
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A documentary which examines the training procedures of two paraplegic athletes preparing for the Olympics for the Disabled staged in the Netherlands in 1980. Also covers the rehabilitation period of a young man who has only recently been left paralysed as the result of an accident. Narrated by Phillip Adams.

Credits

director

Andrew Wiseman

producer

Ian Lang

production company

Swinburne Institute of Technology. Film and Television School

Language

English

Duration

00:23:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31908

Subject categories

Amateur & Student Films

Amateur & Student Films → Student films - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Handicapped

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Sports for the physically handicapped

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports for the physically handicapped

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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