Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

Titles tagged with ‘bushmen’

6 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert feature film – 1994

The most unforgettable scenes in Priscilla feature excessive costumes on incongruous characters in vast, humbling spaces.

The Barefoot Bushman: Dancing With Dingoes documentary – 1997

The film includes footage of Bruce Jacobs, who established a dingo sanctuary in Victoria and bred dingoes for domestic sale.

Crocodile Dundee II feature film – 1988

This sequel, in which Mick Dundee battles drug dealers, follows the pattern of the first movie but in reverse.

Snowy Hydro - Where Giants Meet sponsored film – 1948

The film spends a lot of time singing the praises of the TD-24 bulldozer, but it’s also interesting as a recruitment tool for genuine high country bushmen.

The Tracker feature film – 2002

A series of paintings by South Australian artist Peter Coad are used throughout The Tracker in place of visual depictions of violence.

Wrap Me Up With My Stockwhip and Blanket music – 1936

New Zealand-born Tex Morton created an awareness that country and western music could be an Australian form as much as it was an American form.