The Sealer

Australia, 1982

Film
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Depicts the events leading to a court enquiry in 1804 in Van Dieman’s Land into the abandoning of a sealing boat master who after having survived a year on a remote island in Bass Strait attempts to leave. Cast includes Peter Green, Yvette Isaacs.

Credits

director

Roger Scholes

producer

Kath Scholes

production company

Swinburne Institute of Technology. Film and Television School

Language

English

Duration

00:27:50:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33270

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Sealing

Amateur & Student Films

Amateur & Student Films → Student films - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Sealing

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Bass Strait (Tas. and Vic.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Sealing

History → Australia - History

History → Historical re-enactments

Places → Bass Strait (Tas. and Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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