Australian Screen

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Australia Today – Man-Eater (1939)

Shark attacks on populated beaches are statistically not that common in Australia, but they attract sensational media coverage of the type seen in this newsreel.

Length: 6 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1 (Academy)

Featured in the Australia Today, The Depression and Surfing collections

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National Film and Sound Archive

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