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The Resource The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, screenplay by Fred Schepisi ; produced and directed by Fred Schepisi ; Film House, Victorian Film, (videorecording)

The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, screenplay by Fred Schepisi ; produced and directed by Fred Schepisi ; Film House, Victorian Film, (videorecording)

Label
The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
Title
The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
Statement of responsibility
screenplay by Fred Schepisi ; produced and directed by Fred Schepisi ; Film House, Victorian Film
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dramatization of the life of a half caste torn between his Aboriginal roots and his desire to be part of white society. When he becomes an object of loathing and ridicule, he and his full blood Aborigine brother embark upon an odyssey of murdering whites before he is captured, tried, and executed
Cataloging source
VVC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written, produced and directed by Fred Schepisi ; photography, Ian Baker ; editor, Brian Kavanagh : music, Bruce Smeaton
Dewey number
791.4372
LC call number
PR9619.3.K46
LC item number
C42 1978b
PerformerNote
Tommy Lewis, Freddy Reynolds, Ray Barrett, Jack Thompson, Angela Punch, Steve Dodds
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1940-
  • 1927-2009
  • 1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schepisi, Fred
  • Thompson, Jack
  • Barrett, Ray
  • Reynolds, Freddy
  • Lewis, Tommy
  • Keneally, Thomas
  • Victorian Film Corporation
  • Film House Company
Runtime
122
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Keneally, Thomas
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Serial murders
  • Australia
  • New South Wales
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, screenplay by Fred Schepisi ; produced and directed by Fred Schepisi ; Film House, Victorian Film, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
  • Based on the novel by Thomas Keneally
  • Extras: Tommy Lewis interview -- The making of The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith with director Fred Schepisi
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn277156507
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
858334001374
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
IE004
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1205452
  • (Sirsi) o277156507
  • (OCoLC)277156507
System details
DVD; dual layer; NTSC region 1; 2.35:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, screenplay by Fred Schepisi ; produced and directed by Fred Schepisi ; Film House, Victorian Film, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
  • Based on the novel by Thomas Keneally
  • Extras: Tommy Lewis interview -- The making of The chant of Jimmie Blacksmith with director Fred Schepisi
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn277156507
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
858334001374
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
IE004
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1205452
  • (Sirsi) o277156507
  • (OCoLC)277156507
System details
DVD; dual layer; NTSC region 1; 2.35:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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