Surfmovies

Australia, 1981

Film
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Using clips from newsreels and surf movies, notably “Crystal Voyager”, made in Australia over the last fifty years, and interviewing filmmakers and others involved in the multi-million dollar Australian surfing industry, this documentary shows the close relationship between surf movies and the sport that usually see Australians as the world champions. Contains some b&w footage.

Credits

production company

Albie Thoms Productions

director
Duration

00:46:30:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014734

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Australia

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Aquatic sports

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - Australia - History

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Surfing

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Surfing - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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