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.

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Credits

production company

Swinburne Institute of Technology. Film and Television School

producer

Kath Scholes

director

Roger Scholes

Duration

00:27:50:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015754

Language

English

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

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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