The Resource The Islanders, written and directed by Cecil Holmes

The Islanders, written and directed by Cecil Holmes

Label
The Islanders
Title
The Islanders
Statement of responsibility
written and directed by Cecil Holmes
Contributor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This film, shot in the late 1960s, shows how strongly old traditions still affect Torres Strait Islander people, even though they have most of the trappings of modern life; describes the importance by each family of keeping gardens to ensure that fresh vegetables such as yams were readily available for eating; also describes the pearling industry that many people were employed in on the island; traditional knowledge; songs; ceremonies; dancing; costume; fishing
Cataloging source
VMOU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Writer/director: Cecil Holmes; producer: Richard Mason
Dewey number
305.89915
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1921-1994
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Holmes, Cecil
  • Mason, Richard
  • National Film and Sound Archive (Australia)
  • Australian Commonwealth Film Unit
Runtime
22
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Pearl industry and trade
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Torres Strait Islanders
  • Gardens
  • Plants, Edible
  • Plants, Useful
  • Torres Strait Islands (Qld.)
  • Torres Strait Islands (Qld.)
Label
The Islanders, written and directed by Cecil Holmes
Instantiates
Production
Copyright
Note
Originally released as a motion picture: Sydney : Australian Commonwealth Film Unit, 1968
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000055363552
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (22 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, colour
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)920541619
System details
PAL; Region 0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Islanders, written and directed by Cecil Holmes
Production
Copyright
Note
Originally released as a motion picture: Sydney : Australian Commonwealth Film Unit, 1968
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000055363552
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (22 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, colour
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)920541619
System details
PAL; Region 0
Video recording format
DVD

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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