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Cattle mustering by helicopter in the Northern Territory.
Series : Australian Colour Diary | Episode : 42 | Year : 1973 | Total Duration : 8 Minutes | Producer : Malcolm Otton
Director : Don McAlpine |
Cattle relaxing in scrub. Water birds (possibly spoonbills and cormorants). Hawk or kite perched atop tree. Willie wagtail on ground. Helicopter appears. Birds taking flight and cattle running. Aerials of cattle stampeding intercut with VS air to air of helicopter in flight. Moving rotor blades. Aerial red outback dotted with trees and helicopter shadow. Lone bull. Helicopter pursues bull. Herd being mustered by helicopter. CU's of pilot. Some ground to air shots of helicopter and aerials from underside of helicopter. High aerial wide shot of helicopter over red earth. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 44025 | 4 mins 40 secs | 1970s | Rosewood Station, NT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Air to air shot of helicopter from behind. Pilot in cockpit manouvers helicopter. VS of cattle herd on the move. WS of empty paddock with barbed wire fence, bush land in distance. MS of stockman waiting under tree. Various aerials and ground shots of helicopter mustering cattle into dusty corral and chasing strays. Lone stockman on ground runs in and secures gate. Good aerial of herd stampeding through dust cloud in corral. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 141438 | 4 mins 4 secs | 1970s | Rosewood Station, NT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |