Drawing the line

Australia, 1980

Film
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Cartoonists Patrick Cook, Bruce Petty and Les Tanner take the audience through the growth of the nation depicted in its cartoons, and compare the attitudes of contemporary and early Australian society. Exploits a rich heritage of political cartooning.

Credits

director

Ian Walker

producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:20:17:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32194

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Mass media - Political aspects

Crafts & Visual Arts → Caricatures and cartoons

Crafts & Visual Arts → Cartoonists - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Cook, Patrick, 1949-

Crafts & Visual Arts → Petty, Bruce, 1929-

Crafts & Visual Arts → Tanner, Les (Leslie Mervyn), 1927-

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Mass media - Political aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Attitude (Psychology)

People → Cook, Patrick, 1949-

People → Petty, Bruce, 1929-

People → Tanner, Les (Leslie Mervyn), 1927-

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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