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Australian Government Films (1920-1928)

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Series title for Film Collection nos. 8-12.

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The golden fleece

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 11
Scope and Contents When the Australian government made this promotional film, Australia's sheep industry was supplying 25% of the world's wool. The activities on a large sheep ranch are presented in detail: merino sheep, herded in from the grazing land, are moved in single file into large dipping vats containing a chemical solution to kill parasites, and oral medication is administered with a squirt gun. At shearing time, the sheep are taken to a shed, where shearers using electric clippers shear 120 to 150...
Dates: between 1920 and 1939

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  • Subject: Merino sheep -- Australia X