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Titles tagged with ‘ice’

13 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

1930s

Farrow, H: Victorian and South Australian Holiday Scenes home movie – c1930

This 16mm home movie captures a number of holiday scenes and places including ice and snow in Mount Buffalo, Victoria.

Siege of the South documentary – 1931

Frank Hurley documents Australia’s rich history of scientific exploration of the Australian Antarctic Territory.

Endurance documentary – 1933

After watching Home of the Blizzard Ernest Shackleton asked Frank Hurley to film his expedition across Antarctica with the aim of funding part of the expedition through film sales.

Toora Vale Ice Company, Berri: The Ice Man Was Never Like This advertisement – c1934

Animated slogans in this advertisement effectively promote the use of ice in refrigeration.

Toora Vale Ice Company, Berri: Welcome Mr Ice Man advertisement – c1934

The advertisement comes from a time when electrical goods were being heavily promoted for the home.

1940s

Antarctica 1948 documentary – 1949

A record of the operations of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, November 1947–April 1948.

1950s

Antarctic Vigil documentary – 1952

One of the first colour films about Australian bases in the sub-Antarctic islands.

Blue Ice documentary – 1954

The story of the 1954 Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition to set up the first Australian base on the Antarctic continent.

Snowy Hydro – Conservation in the Snowy Mountains sponsored film – 1955

This film traces the history of soil erosion in the Snowy Mountains and demonstrates the approach taken by the Snowy Mountains Scheme to counteract the problem.

Antarctic Voyage documentary – 1956

In 1955, the Danish ship Kista Dan takes a team of Australian scientists south for a year at Mawson, Australia’s new Antarctic research station.

1960s

Expedition South documentary – 1961

A film record of a year at Mawson, Australia’s largest Antarctic station.

Australia Today – Antarctic Pioneers documentary – 1963

Photographer Frank Hurley discusses his Antarctic exploits in his last appearance on film.

2000s

Mawson: Life and Death in Antarctica documentary – 2007

Polar adventurer Tim Jarvis attempts to re-create Douglas Mawson’s epic and controversial trek to safety in Antarctica in 1913.