Title Details

Golden Fleece, The

A look at Australia's wool industry, including mustering, shearing, classing and scenes of overseas buyers at wool sales.
Year : 1930 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes |
Man on horseback in silhouette. VS group of stockmen on horses herding flock of sheep through pasture. Ms merino sheep, ECU hands parting merino's fleece revealing soft wool inside. GS sheep in field with stockmen on horses and windmills in background.
Access No. 39582 | 1 min 8 secs | 1930s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
WS mustering with stockmen in corral with sheep and High angle MS woman operating drafting gate. VS sheep swimming through dip. MS sheep being given medicinal tonic administered by spray gun. CU spray gun
Access No. 39583 | 58 secs | 1930s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
MS shearer shearing sheep. MS shorn sheep down ramp and in pen. CU shorn pair bleating at camera. VS shorn sheep being branded with liquid solution, CU branding. WS sheep being droved in paddock.
Access No. 39585 | 1 min 33 secs | 1930s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
VS activities in shearing shed, man carrying shorn fleece to next room, laying it on large table to be skirted, rolled & sorted. MS wool classer inspecting fleece. Bales of wool being stenciled and loaded onto truck.
Access No. 39586 | 1 min 12 secs | 1930s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Steam train departing laden with wool bales in trucks. GS bales being unloaded from train at wool stores. MS bales being weighed & recorded. WS rows of open bales and MS buyers of various nationalities checking fleeces.
Access No. 39589 | 1 min 20 secs | 1930s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
MS auctioneer on podium. Wool buyers seated in rows in auction room heatedly bidding.
Access No. 39590 | 58 secs | 1930s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |