FILM AUSTRALIA COLLECTION

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Bushman Goes Home, The

An outback Australian's trip to the city
Year : 1947 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes | Producer : Eric Bedford
WS Yarra River with bridge and Melbourne skyline in background. Fade to John Batman plaque on footpath with words √íPlace for a Village√ď. Man walking dog on lead along city footpath. Tilt up high-rise building topped with antenna. VS of country dwelling man with dog in city told from man's point of view. VS busy city traffic, CUs of dog. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 11887 | 1 min 26 secs | 1940s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Policeman in black helmet directing busy city traffic in front of Flinders Street Railway Station. Busy Melbourne city streets and CU on ambulance telephone box and fire alarm box on street. Pedestrians crossing street outside Flinders Street Railway station. High angle tilt over cattle sale yards in Melbourne. WS cattle being herded out of sale yard by man on horse. VS cattle past camera. GS horses feeding from trough. VS of cattle auction with men in suits and hats balancing on timbers. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 11907 | 1 min 18 secs | 1940s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Trans Australian TAA Airline plane coming in to land. GS dog being put into crate and boarded onto plane and man boarding plane by external stairs. Map of Australia with two stockmen on horses superimposed over top. Shots of horsemen amidst cattle superimposed over map of Victoria and NSW. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 11921 | 41 secs | 1940s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Aerial from plane window through clouds down to rural land in Muswellbrook area. Dawn and windmill turning. Stock horses in corrals and dogs on station. Cattle droving by stockmen on horseback. High shot over cattle drinking at troughs. Farm workers harvesting lucerne, sowing oats by hand and machine and erecting timber framework for barn. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 11926 | 2 mins 5 secs | 1940s | Edinglassie Station, Muswellbrook, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
WS of cattle yards. VS Hereford cattle in gully. Steam train towards and past camera. CU map of Australia with cattle route pointed out and fade to MS of man on plane looking out of round window. Aerials through clouds to land POV plane. WS pan across country homestead and buildings of Kamileroi Station in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Tilt to birds flying in sky above camera. MS of Aboriginal nurse waving and holding a small non-indigenous girl. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 11963 | 1 min 34 secs | 1940s | Kamileroi Station, Gulf of Carpentaria, Qld, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
GS men branding cattle in cattle yards, horse-drawn wagon in outback, GS breaking in horses in corral and tracks of stockmen on horseback herding cattle. Tracks of stockmen separating calves from herd with fast riding. VS stockmen taking break, drinking tea, playing with dog. WS pan of cattle in river drinking and WS children swimming. Good WS pan across hilly countryside with long grass in foreground. WS kangaroos in long grass looking towards camera then bounding away. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 135648 | 2 mins 8 secs | 1940s | Kamileroi Station, Gulf of Carpentaria, Qld, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Various WS of cattle droving in sweeping countryside. WS long dark stream of cattle across open grass with trees and clouds in background. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 135649 | 48 secs | 1940s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |