Elisabeth

Australia, 1986

TV show
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Episode number 2 of Series “The Top end”.
Elisabeth Stenhouse, trained as a sausage maker, emigrated to Australia from Berlin in 1956 at the age of 24. In the 60’s, she met and married stockman, Des Stenhouse, and now lives on a large Northern Territory cattle station, Helen Springs, which her husband manages and where she works as the supervisor of domestic staff. This half hour profile of the Stenhouse family shows how Elisabeth and Des work as a team to produce a sense of community in this isolated part of Australia, a place Elisabeth now definitely sees as her home.

Credits

director
production company

New England Film Productions

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Appears in

The Top end

Group of items

The Top end

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38150

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Farmers' wives

Animals & Wildlife → Cattle stations

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Germans - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Northern Territory

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Germans - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Immigrants - Australia

History → Germans - Australia

Places → Northern Territory

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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