Title Details

Australian Oranges

Dealing with the cultivation and export of citrus fruit in Australia.
Year : 1933 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes |
Director : G.A Gamon |
Opening titles with spinning globe showing Australia, globe turns into orange. WS country scene with orchards, LS steam train passing through shot, MWS citrus orchard, high angle MWS orange grove, MS orange grove, two men and boy walking through orchard of orange trees, two men inspecting orange trees picking at foliage, MS farmer with cigarette in mouth snipping tree foliage, hands holding young oranges on tree, secateurs cutting off orange and snipping off leaves, preparing bud for process of budding and grafting.
Access No. 41615 | 1 min 40 secs | 1930s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
MCU hand holding up twig with buds, bud being trimmed from twig with small knife, bud held between fingers, grafting of bud to stem, WS large house with nursery in F/G, MCU young orange trees, rear view farmer working tiller drawn by two horses in orchard, rear view of another farmer tilling plant growth into soil with two horse team through orchard, horse team to camera through crop, tractor with rotary hoe turning in front of camera, rear view hoe turning up soil as tractor moves through orchard.
Access No. 135227 | 2 mins 1 sec | 1930s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
MS oranges on trees, MCU bunch of oranges, CU cluster of oranges, WS men picking oranges with one on ladder, CU woollen gloved hands cutting orange off branch with clippers, hand holding up snub-nosed clippers similar to secateurs, two men picking oranges, MS fruit picker emptying oranges from bag into wooden box, two men loading boxes of oranges onto flatbed truck as one man empties oranges into box from bag, rear view truck loaded with crates driving off through orchard.
Access No. 135228 | 1 min 46 secs | 1930s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
MWS man working in factory loading oranges onto sorting machine, oranges on conveyor belt of sorting machine, going through soaking process, VS oranges going through drying, sealing and polishing process, on conveyor belt, overhead shot grading machine and women packing different sized oranges, MS women packing oranges into boxes.
Access No. 135230 | 55 secs | 1930s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Government inspector in white coat inspecting crate of oranges, MCU hands unwrapping paper from orange, orange being cut in half on plate, MS inspector squeezing orange in hand juicer and VS testing juice of oranges, MWS two women and man in orange grove, VS two ladies looking at and handling oranges on tree, MS woman eating orange. The End title.
Access No. 135234 | 1 min 20 secs | 1930s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |