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Australian fauna ; How to build an igloo

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 40
Scope and Contents SEGMENT 1: Australian Fauna. Armand Denis, noted wildlife photographer and filmmaker and leader of the 1952 New Guinea Expedition for the AMNH, and his wife, Michaela, discuss the origins of the Australian continent and the subsequent evolution of wildlife there. Also shown is an Armand Denis RKO film depicting the Australian bush country, with views of wallaroos, wallabies, and some unusual reptiles. SEGMENT 2: How to Build an Igloo. The second segment presents the film How to Build an...
Dates: 1953

Follow the sun

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 9
Scope and Contents In an effort to promote tourism to the Great Barrier Reef, the Australian government produced this film. Atolls, Keppel and Duke Islands, beaches, and tourists sailing, waterskiing, fishing, swimming, and shelling introduce this vast reef along the coast of Queensland to the viewer. The wide variety of aquatic animals and plants shown include a cormorant rookery, newly hatched turtles scurrying to the sea, skimmers on shore, and underwater footage of puffers, rays, angelfish, sea horses, and...
Dates: between 1920 and 1939

Native animals of Australia

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 12
Scope and Contents

Animals of the Canberra Reserve, located in the Australian Capital Territory in southeastern New South Wales, are featured in this film: kangaroos, tree kangaroos, bandicoots, pademelons, kangaroo rats, wallabies, opossums, albino opossums, flying opossums, wombats, koalas, Tasmanian devils, tiger cats, spotted native cats, echidnas and platypuses.

Dates: 1928

Reginald Denham photographic slide collection of birds and mammals in Africa and Australia

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 212
Scope and Contents

Photographs of birds and mammals in Africa, Australia. Also includes one slide of African dancers.

Dates: 1968-1969