• Short Summary

    Men from the Australian Imperial Force learn how to survive in bush land.

  • Description

    Living off the land.


    Men of Australian Imperial Force learn to survive in bush land. They cut down a tree and slice off a section, C/U of water dripping from the end, a man collects it in a tin, drinks it and passes it round. They chop at a root on the ground, various shots as they blow down one end and water comes out of the other, several of these can be used as a makeshift shower. M/S as man collects dew off leaves.

    M/S as they cut and eat a celery like plant in the bush. M/S as officer strips bark from a tree and eats a fat white grub underneath. C/U as he holds a handful of grubs and the men tuck in, M/S as they eat them. Various shots as they follow a kangaroo, koala bear, snake and frog for food. Two of them see an elephant and rub their hands in glee, he walks off quickly.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:45:00 / 01:06:05:00
    NSP 432

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