Black Sunday

Australia, 1926

Film

Depicts the devastation caused by the notorious ‘Black Sunday’ bushfires of 1926, that wiped out the south-east of Victoria.

On display until:

ACMI Viewing Booths

22 April 2019

Credits

production company

Herschells Films

Duration

00:09:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1926

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33926

Language

English

Audience classification

Mediatheque - all ages (ACMI classified)

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Victoria - Rural conditions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Victoria - Rural conditions

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Fire

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Fires

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest fires

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Forest fires - Victoria

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural disasters

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildfires

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Victoria - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Silent films

Sound/audio

Silent

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file H264; NFSA Digital Access Copy

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