[Fraser, Malcolm: Reel No. 46 : Home Movie]
Document TypeMotion Picture Film
Black and white
With the following intertitles: 'The Riverina NSW', ' A Guard Against Bush Fires Burning Off Along the Railway Line'. Smoke billowing from Bushfire in the countryside. 'Passing sheep on Echuca NSW', 'The Road Beyond Leads to Deniliquin'. 'I run into a plague of grasshoppers. The Radiator is completely covered with corpses', '"Iguanas", or giant lizards, are very common in these parts. Some measure over six feet. This one ran up a tree'. 'Mundiwa', the home of Bob and Jean Landale', 'Duck shooting, Bob retrieves a bird from the lagoon, on which there were hundreds', With the aid of Jean and the truck, the duck were brought over the guns', 'Neville Fraser meets me at "Murgha" and we cross the Edwards River', 'The station "rolls" awaits us and conveys us to "Nyang"', 'An up-to-date pumping plant on the Edwards at "Nyang", 'Flocks of Ibis were everywhere, feasting on grasshoppers, and duck we disturbed too', 'How not to start out for a picnic!! Disaster caused by a tip-up in flooded country, Una's back somersault', Una sheds her wet garments and Neville lends a dry shirt', the retrieved lunch is now cooked and eaten', Una dries her clothes, whilst the chops are being cooked', 'We start off to ride through the flooded forest country', 'to my delight Kangaroo come hopping along and pose for the camera', 'The Courtyard "Nyang", 'The trail of the bushfire near Deniliquin', '"Hartwood" and "Wanganella" stations- some fine bronze-wing turkeys.
NFSA media ID: 589211_0001
Item: [2020.0010.00028] "[Fraser, Malcolm: Reel No. 46 : Home Movie]"