Lords of the forest

Australia, 1982

Film
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Episode number 5 of Series “Journey into Thailand”.
Keith Adam presents this program which explores the teak forests of Thailand, one of the last places in the world where elephants are still used commercially. It shows an elephant festival, a tug-of-war between an elephant and 150 soldiers and a soccer game played by elephants.

Credits

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

producer

Alan Bateman

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

Appears in

Journey into Thailand

Group of items

Journey into Thailand

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303461

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Elephants

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Festivals - Asia

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Thailand - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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