Percy Trezise & Dick Roughsey: a journey to Quinkin country

Australia, 1987

Film

Episode of Series “The Storymakers”.
This program shows how the writer-artist team, Percy Trezise and Dick Roughsey came to produce their brilliant award-winning picture book series based on the Aboriginal legends of Cape York. The program follows Kylie Belling, an Aboriginal actress, as she takes a trip to Quinkin country to meet Percy Trezise in North Queensland where he takes the viewer to see the Aboriginal rock paintings that inspired him. We also learn of his blood brother relationship with Dick Roughsey, the Aboriginal artist.

Credits

director

Karl McPhee

producer

Janet Bell

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:17:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

34568

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

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

Crafts & Visual Arts → Illustration of books

History → Aboriginal Australians - Legends

Literature → Children's literature

People → Roughsey, Dick

People → Trezise, Percy

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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