Aboriginal culture

Australia, 1955

Film
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The legends of Wayamba the turtle and Bohra the kangaroo retold by animated sketches based on the motifs of aboriginal bark paintings. An introductory sequence shows something of the variety and skill in aboriginal decorative art. Narrated by Leonard Teale.

Credits

co-director

Norma Disher

Keith Gow

Jerome Levy

production company

Link Films

Duration

00:09:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1955

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32077

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Aboriginal Australia → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Animation

Animation → Animated films - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Crafts & Visual Arts → Aboriginal Australians - Painting

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Aboriginal Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Bark painting

History → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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