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Issue Details: First known date: 1963... 1963 From the Tropics to the Snow
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A 'mock-umentary' about making a documentary, From the Tropics to the Snow sees a scriptwriter and a director argue their approaches to the problem of making a comprehensive documentary about Australia. One favours an experimental style, the other a more conventional approach. Wittily observed excerpts from both proposed films indicate the faults of each, and the problems of making such a film are chronicled with considerable humour.

Notes

  • This film is available to view in its entirety via YouTube (courtesy of Screen Australia): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62v2k6kiUwQ (Sighted: 10/8/2012)

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  • ca. 1960s
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    Australia,
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