Keen as mustard

Australia, 1989

Film
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This program emphasises the age old axiom “don’t volunteer” following the top secret chemical warfare experiments conducted on Australian volunteers during World War II. Scientists, laboratory assistants and volunteers recount their horrific experiences with the Australian Chemical Warfare Unit and the mustard gas experiments amidst the tropical beauty of Northern Queensland.

Credits

co-producer

Trevor Graham

Sharon Connolly

Duration

00:55:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324717

Language

English

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Australia - Armed forces

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Chemical warfare

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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