This film item is edited footage taken during the Board for Anthropological Research (BAR) expedition to The Granites, Central Australia [Northern Territory] during 6-27 August 1936. This film was shot by EC Black (AA 31/10) and was not included in the final film production.
Access DVD 5 (AA 346/9/11/23) and Access DVD 6 (AA 346/9/11/24) are edits of the EC Black film compilation which have been identified as footage from the BAR expedition to The Granites, NT, 1936. This edit comprises of Time Codes 07:55 - 10:35; 25:50 - 28:11 and 29:06 - 29:43. A two second interlude has been placed between each of the segments. Further information about the EC Black compilation see (AA 31/10).
Please note that the time coded summary is in minutes and seconds. Following the summary of this film is a list of references and further notes. Formats Held: Access DVDs.
Summary (Time Coded):Taken from Access DVD 5 (AA 346/9/11/23)
00:00 'BAR Expedition to The Granites, NT, 1936. Edited copy from EC Black Collection'
00:00 'Cultural Sensitivity Warning.'
00:00 'The Museum Board of South Australia © 1936.'
07:55 Restricted Content Starts.
08:26 Restricted Content Ends.
08:27 BAR expedition members conduct physical anthropological measurements and take blood samples.
09:38 Group of Australian Aboriginal men sit around eating what looks like fruit.
10:00 An Australian Aboriginal woman with her child.
10:16 HK Fry (AA 105) speaking with some women and children.
10:19 An Australian Aboriginal woman with her child.
10:35 End of footage of an Australian Aboriginal woman with her child.
25:50 Australian Aboriginal men make crayon drawings with a BAR expedition member
26:16 Making hair string for pubic tassel.
26:33 Two Australian Aboriginal men running, probably hunting but they don't carry spears or boomerangs.
27:04 An Australian Aboriginal man throws a boomerang.
27:05 An Australian Aboriginal man during the preparation of Pitjuri.
27:08 BAR expedition members filming the preparation of Pitjuri.
27:28 BAR expedition member Olive Pink and two Australian Aboriginal men holding Pitjuri.
27:34 Australian Aboriginal men spread a grass fire so as to signal neighbouring groups.
27:39 Two Australian Aboriginal children in a tree.
27:50 Three Australian Aboriginal children walk towards the camera.
27:53 Four Australian Aboriginal children sit on the roof of an expedition vehicle.
27:59 Mining operation with Australian Aboriginal and white workers.
28:11 End of footage.
29:06 Restricted Content Starts.
29:43 Restricted Content Ends.
Tribal / language groups recorded during this expedition as recorded in the Data Cards (AA 346/4/18)
Tindale Tribes: Ngardi; Walpiri.
AIATSIS Tribal / Language Groups: Ngarti; Warlpiri.