The Rainbow serpent

United States, 1978

Film
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Set in Dreamtime, this Aboriginal legend about a serpent named Goorialla whose journey across Australia resulted in the creation of the geographical features and the animal and plant life found there today. Based on Dick Roughsey’s award winning series. Narrated by David Gulpilil. No other credits available.

Credits

production company

Weston Woods Studios

Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1978

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323777

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Adaptations

Animation

Animation → Animated films - United States

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Creation - Mythology

Childrens Films

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Creation - Mythology

History → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

History → Creation - Mythology

History → History

Literature → Children's literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Creation - Mythology

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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