Title Details

In the Bush

A view of some unique Australian birds and animals; in particular, marsupials - the platypus, echidna, koala and kangaroo - in natural surroundings.
Year : 1972 | Total Duration : 7 Minutes | Producer : John Morris
Director : Keith Gow |
MS of two small kangaroos in profile looking left of frame, small possum in tree, spotted native cat (quoll) , CU of emu with large clutch of blue eggs, CU two kookaburras laughing, two small wombats at entrance to burrow, emu walking through bush,
Access No. 87774 | 41 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
CU of snake on branch of tree, large monitor lizard (goanna) walks towards tree stump, CU of bearded dragon lizard
Access No. 87783 | 14 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Large flock of pink and grey galahs in flight, green and yellow budgerigars in among dry tree branches, large flock of budgerigars flapping on red ground, picking at food, budgerigars and other birds drinking from pool of water. Single pelican, then two pelicans in flight and landing on water. WS flock of pelicans in standing in water. Swans and pelicans in silhouette on water in sunset light. Pan up tree to egret in silhouette.
Access No. 87786 | 1 min 3 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Emus walking through the bush, CU emu preening feathers, platypus running along green grass to muddy waterhole, platypus swimming, good underwater shots of platypus, swimming and diving. Echidna or spiny ant eater walking over grass and using snout to catch ants in tree trunk. Echidna being held by man to show baby suckling from mother echidna. CU of baby
Access No. 87794 | 1 min 15 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Kangaroo and baby, joey jumps into mother's pouch. Larger joey crawling into pouch. Mother tree kangaroo on bare branch of tree against brilliant blue sky. Baby's head looking out of mother's pouch. Brown and white spotted cuscus and white cuscus climbing over tree branches at night
Access No. 87804 | 56 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Good CUs of koalas eating eucalyptus leaves, koala with baby cub on back walking in grass, various CUs of mother and baby, koala,
Access No. 87810 | 58 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
MS of two kangaroos bounding, kangaroos boxing, fighting, CU joey in pouch, small kangaroo bounding through long grass, mob of kangaroos lying on ground, two kangaroos sitting together,
Access No. 87818 | 1 min 38 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |