Son of the ocean

Australia, 1979

Film
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Episode of Series “Human Face of China”.
One of the grandest links in China’s network of waterways is the Yangtze River. The river was closed to foreigners in 1949. In this riverboat journey we travel through the Yangtze Gorges on the way from Chungking to Wuhan and the story of the boat crew and passengers unfolds. Narrated by John Bell. Contains Chinese language with English subtitles. Suitable for middle and upper secondary levels.

Credits

producer

Suzanne Parker

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Appears in

Human Face of China

Group of items

Human Face of China

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

34302

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → China

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → China - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Yangtze River (China)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → River boats

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → China

Places → Yangtze River (China)

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)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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