Big painter

Australia, 1982

Film
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A chronological study of the production of a mural by John Firth-Smith begun in 1978 and completed in 1981. The huge painting measures 6m x 48m and hangs in the headquarters of the ANZ Bank, Melbourne.

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Collection

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Credits

director

Howard Gipps

producer

Michael Hohensee

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015555

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI External Digital Access Copy

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