A Dolphin's story

New Zealand, 1975

Film
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A bottlenose dolphin is captured in the Marlborough Sounds. The good natured animal is transported to “Marineland of New Zealand” in Napier and trained there. The film records its story through to the first public performance.

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Credits

production company

New Zealand National Film Unit

producer

David H. Fowler

director

Arthur Everard

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
New Zealand
Production dates
1975

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323596

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Animal behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Animals and civilization

Animals & Wildlife → Animals, Training of

Animals & Wildlife → Aquatic mammals

Animals & Wildlife → Captive wild animals

Animals & Wildlife → Dolphins

Animals & Wildlife → Mammals - Behavior

Animals & Wildlife → Marine fauna

Animals & Wildlife → Working animals

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Marine fauna

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Animals, Training of

Short films

Short films → Short films - New Zealand

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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