Bertland

Australia, 1983

Film
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Episode of Series “Striving”.
The fastest 400 metre runner in the world in 1982 was Bertland Cameron from Spanish Town, Jamaica. Bert is studying at the University of Texas, at El Paso, and is there on an athletics scholarship which requires him to perform at his top if he wants to keep it. The pressure, and the tension it brings, continues as he prepares for the 400 metres final at the 1982 Brisbane Commonwealth Games.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

producer/director

Nick Torrens

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Appears in

Striving

Group of items

Striving

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

016354

Language

English

Subject categories

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Athletes

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Commonwealth Games

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Commonwealth Games (12th : 1982 : Brisbane, Qld.)

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Running

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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