Title Details

Coral Coast

A voyage around Queensland's Barrier Reef.
Year : 1957 | Total Duration : 9 Minutes |
Chain of islands, beach, turtle down beach and into water, swimming beneath water, Aboriginal boy walking along beach, coconut trees with boy climbing one tree, chopping down bunch of coconuts, boy running across wooden bridge, Aboriginal boys eating coconuts. Sea birds in flight from beach, birds flying against blue sky, seagull, two men walking and searching in grass, man pulling back dry seaweed on ground to reveal eggs in nest, woman on beach with dog, coral, men rowing to motorboat, rocky outcrop, sailor smoking pipe and baiting fishing hook, fishing from boat with hand lines, catching bay shark. Aboriginal man standing on bow, climbing up mast rigging, man jumping into water, man hanging onto side of boat as two men put diving bell over his head, air, bubbles on water's surface, Aboriginal man swimming over coral, cameraman filming underwater, coral, man on deck hoisting sails, tying rope, sailing boat along coastline, Aboriginal man standing on bow.
Access No. 138689 | 9 mins 7 secs | 1950s | Qld, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | Colour |