Joe Mcbain: blacksmith

Australia, 1978

Film
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Episode of Series “Craft as a Livelihood”.
Joe McBain started as an apprentice blacksmith, in 1916, at a general blacksmith shop. These shops were involved in woodwork, mending farm equipment and shoeing horses. In this film, Joe talks about old blacksmithing methods.

Credits

director

Terry McMahon

producer

Nina Syme

production company

Victorian Film Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:06:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31943

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Blacksmithing

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Workmanship

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts and crafts movement

Crafts & Visual Arts → Blacksmithing

Crafts & Visual Arts → Handicraft - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Workmanship

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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