Something shining

Australia, 1989

Film
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Episode of Series “Australian mosaic”.
Something shining tells the story of a young pilot, Frederick Valentich, who disappeared with his small plane over Bass Strait as he returned from a flight to King Island. His enigmatic message of sighting “something shining” just before he disappeared has led many, including his parents, to believe he was captured by a UFO.

Credits

producer/director

Robert Alcock

production company

SBS-TV

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1989

Appears in

Australian mosaic

Group of items

Australian mosaic

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38632

Language

English

Subject categories

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Unidentified flying objects

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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