Title Details

Wealth from Wool

The story of the Indo-Australian Sheep Breeding project.
Year : 1950 | Total Duration : 17 Minutes |
Director : Neil Gokhale |
High angle pan across flock of shorn sheep, MS of brown kelpie dog, drover , stockman on horseback, stockmen, sheep having health checks, blood tests, dipped and wrenched. Ear tagging, Corriedale sheep herded into trucks, truck travelling through outback landscape.
Access No. 131995 | 3 mins 46 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Sydney harbour with berthed container ship and Sydney Harbour Bridge in B/G, pan to Opera House, closer shot of Opera House during construction. Truck unloading sheep at Qantas Air Cargo terminal. Corriedale sheep in cages and cages being loaded onto aircraft. Plane takes off.
Access No. 131996 | 1 min 54 secs | 1950s | Sydney, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Land clearing and reclamation of land for Sheep Breeding Project. Trees felled and green pastures planted for sheep. Jeep along dirt road. Indian labourers shovelling earth, irrigation canals, pan across crop of oats, alfalfa, lucerne, mechanical harvester. Flock of sheep grazing on rich green crop, brown kelpie dog jumps wire fence and herding sheep. Lambs amongst flock. CU of Corriedale sheep's head. Indian veterinarian
Access No. 131997 | 4 mins 48 secs | 1950s | Haryana, India | © NFSA | Colour |
Construction site. CU of circular saw. CU of Australian builder with cigarette in mouth, sheep pens, brown kelpie dogs herding sheep, shearing sheep, Australian shearers instructing Indian shearers, wool bales on table, sign Indo-Aust Nissar wool. Farmer with flock of Corriedale sheep
Access No. 131998 | 5 mins 9 secs | 1950s | Haryana, India | © NFSA | Colour |