A Day on the Daly

Australia, 1980

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Follows a group on a trip down the Daly River, Northern Territory, in boats that were homebuilt from packing cases. Tranquil scenes and beautiful footage. No narration.

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Michael Dillon Film Enterprises

Ausventure Wilderness Association



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Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Northern Territory - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rivers - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Voyages and travels

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Wilderness areas - Northern Territory

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rivers - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wilderness areas - Northern Territory

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Boats and boating

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Boats and boating

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia






16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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