Tudawali

Australia, 1987

Film
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Tells the story of Robert Tudawali who starred in the first ever Australian technicolour feature film, “Jedda”. Station hand, actor and then Aboriginal activist, Tudawali died in 1967 at the age of 38 in tragic circumstances. Includes brief excerpts from “Jedda” and from two early television series made in Australia, “Dust in the sun” and “Whiplash” Stars Ernie Dingo in the title role.

Credits

producer

Paul D. Barron

production company

Barron Films

Duration

01:27:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36504

Language

English

Subject categories

Aboriginal Australia → Tudawali, Robert

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Australia

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Tudawali, Robert

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Aboriginal Australians - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Culture conflict

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

People → Tudawali, Robert

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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