Title Details

Nature Unspoiled

Glimpses of the Northern Territory, featuring ant hills, buffalo and birds.
Year : 1930 | Total Duration : 8 Minutes |
Scrubby outback landscape. Brush Turkey as it walks across landscape then flies towards hill. Truck with two men standing in flat tray at back towards camera. Large anthills and truck, several ant hills. Men in hard hats inspecting anthills. Two men standing behind two seated Aboriginal people drinking from waterhole. Flocks of budgerigars taking flight from wetlands. CU to pair of budgerigars perched on twig. Birds swarming through sky. Truck across desert. Man inspecting magnetic ant hills scattered through grassland.
Access No. 41786 | 2 mins 30 secs | 1930s | NT, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Men sitting on top of load on back of flat top truck driving through the outback. VS rock and Aboriginal rock paintings showing animals and other paintings showing figures of the Lightning Brothers. GS young Aboriginal man sitting near rock art then leaving. VS Aboriginal boys walking through bush and diving into swimming hole. Boy in hollowed out log canoe paddling near others. VS Aboriginal men on horseback leaving to hunt buffalo with GS of women left behind in camp. WS kangaroos fleeing into bush and buffalo running across grassland. VS men skinning shot buffalo removing hide. WS of wetland birds with geese flying overhead and Jabiru stalking shallows. GS large flock of Magpie Geese in wetlands and in flight.
Access No. 41789 | 3 mins 57 secs | 1930s | NT, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |