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Tasmanian Tapestry

Shows some highlights of Tasmania's scenery.
Year : 1953 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes | Producer : Maslyn Williams
Director : Hugh McInnes |
WS view of coast at Tasman Peninsula, Eaglehawk Neck and bay. WS car and people through park with central pond and footbridge. WS over waterside suburb with mountains in background. WS Hobart harbour and Mt Wellington. VS around town of Hobart showing city streets and tourist bureau and LS to Government House. WS pan across panoramic countryside. GS hills and forests. WS sheep grazing in pasture with blue tinted hills in distance. High angle WS over sheep on slope leading down to river. WS of stone convict Ross Bridge over river. CUs of inscriptions and cravings on stone of bridge. WS Oast House with CU to 1867 inscription re Shoobridge and family. High angle pan across hop fields.
Access No. 141836 | 3 mins 35 secs | 1950s | Tas, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS views to craggy mountain range. Zoom to bluff. WS mountain township of Deloraine and WS bus down tree-lined street. VS colonial houses, street lights and various architectural details. GS garden behind rock wall and WS calm river scene. WS river at Cataract Gorge with LS to Suspension Bridge and mountain in background. GS rivers and pan across vast waters of Great Lake with green bays. GS trout fishermen fishing from rocky shore of lake and GS trio of bushwalkers carrying rucksacks heading towards Lake St Clair on track. VS Derwent River flowing.
Access No. 141840 | 2 mins 26 secs | 1950s | Tas, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS two men walking along water causeway. GS and CU of water curtain and spillway over dam wall and WS of hydroelectric spillway and switchyards. Top view of pipes running down vertical slope to Tarrleah below. GS cars along mountainous Lyell Highway and VS jagged rocky mountains, some in snow, in Mount Lyell area of Queenstown. CUs streams, WS of rugged bare mountain ranges and LS waterfall. VS denuded bare hills from copper mining. WS main street of Queenstown with mountain backdrop. WS shanty town and cottages. WS green mountains and river. CU to water flowing over rock and VS people walking around trout hatchery pond at Plenty, Derwent Valley.
Access No. 141841 | 1 min 41 secs | 1950s | Tas, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS lake. VS natural phenomenon known as the "Shannon Rising" with anglers gathered on Miena Dam on the Shannon River fishing for trout as caddis moths line the water surface attracting trout. CUs of caddis moths on rocks and along blades of grass. GS trout swimming in shallows and WS fisherman netting trout. GS three fisherman stringing caught trout onto line and CU track along line of trout with line through mouths. WS of bay and WS scene with mountains and sea shot from water.
Access No. 141842 | 1 min 31 secs | 1950s | Tas, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |