The Resource Preparing for the Corroboree, [production company] Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies

Preparing for the Corroboree, [production company] Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies

Label
Preparing for the Corroboree
Title
Preparing for the Corroboree
Statement of responsibility
[production company] Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
Title variation
Preparation for a corroboree
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This film is narrated by Jackson Jacob (Thunalgunaldin) who is also a primary character in the corroboree which forms the central motif around which the narrative is formed; the film shows the extensive preparations required for a ritual performance and discusses the meanings behind the creation of ritual objects and their significance to the performance; the dances featured are the Rainbow Serpent Dance, the Suffering Serpent Dance and the Crow Dance
Cataloging source
AIAS
Credits note
Film-maker, Howard Hughes; assistant, Heather McLennan; sound and film editor, Angelo Revelo
Date time place
Filmed on Mornington Island, QLD., 1975
Information about documentation
Auditioned
PerformerNote
Jackson Jacob; Kenneth Jacob;Fred Jowrth; Joseph Watt; Cecil Goodman; Digger Adams; Pompey Wilson; Gully Peters; Cora Peters; Kelly Bunbudgee; Larry Gavenor; Larry Lanley; Alec Hills; Stanley Chong; Reggie Robinson; Paul Memmott
Series statement
HUGHES_H001: PDAC0000086_0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Roughsey, Lindsay
Label
Preparing for the Corroboree, [production company] Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
Link
http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/collections/access.html
Instantiates
Production
Carrier category
film reel
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
16 mm
Extent
2 film reels (70 min., approximately 2100 feet)
Immediate source of acquisition
AIATSIS
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
No form
Other physical details
sound, colour;
Reproduction note
  • Digital Betacam
  • WMV file
Stock number
HUGHES_H001 (FC00084_1-2)
Label
Preparing for the Corroboree, [production company] Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies
Link
http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/collections/access.html
Production
Carrier category
film reel
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
16 mm
Extent
2 film reels (70 min., approximately 2100 feet)
Immediate source of acquisition
AIATSIS
Media category
projected
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
No form
Other physical details
sound, colour;
Reproduction note
  • Digital Betacam
  • WMV file
Stock number
HUGHES_H001 (FC00084_1-2)

Library Locations

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
      51 Lawson Cres, Acton, ACT, 2601, AU
      -35.292556 149.118617
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