The Swimmer

Australia, 1971

Film
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Episode of Series “A Man and His Sport”.
Presents aspects of the sport of swimming in Australia, in particular the physical and psychological preparation of champion Australian swimmers for the 1970 Commonwealth Games. Coaches Forbes Carlile and Don Talbot and swimmers Karen Moras and Diana Rickard are seen at work.

Credits

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

producer

Frank Bagnall

Duration

00:26:12:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1971

Appears in

Group of items

A Man and His Sport

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014328

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Swimming - Training

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Physical fitness

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Commonwealth Games

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Australia - History

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Psychological aspects

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Swimming

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Swimming - Coaching

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Swimming - Training

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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