Cover image for Copies of Films of Tasmanian Subjects by Allan Wiggins, with Notes
Series:
Copies of Films of Tasmanian Subjects by Allan Wiggins, with Notes
Series Number:
Access:
Open
Start Date:
01 Jan 1952
End Date:
31 Dec 1987
Source:
Tasmanian Archives
Creating Agency:
01 Sep 1907
How to Use:
Copyright assigned to TAHO
Series notes:
The copies of the films in consignment one were copies of films of Tasmanian subjects by Allan Wiggins and made by the Tasmanian Film Corporation. Consignment 2 comprises films made by Allan Wiggins and Ralph Whishaw, the latter passed his films to Wiggins in 1968.

There are notes about the production 'Art at the Steppes' (NS725/2/11) and the film 'Artistic Man of God' (NS725/2/1).

These records are part of the holdings of the Tasmanian Archives
Items:


Film - Lady of the Steppes - Madge Wilson at home, feeding animals in bush - at her home - reading, listening to gramophone - unveiling of cairn and plaque, blessing to commemorate James Wilson and Steppes Homestead built in March 1863
Film - The Bradshaws - Pioneers of the Princess - C H C BRADSHAW & CO - produced by Alan Wiggins - since before 1934 C A C Bradshaw and family have been the pioneer sawmillers and timber merchants of the Princess Valley on Tasmania's West Coast
Film - IN SEARCH OF NATURAL BEAUTY - (Film by Allan Wiggins) Lone bushwalker explores natural history of Rocky Cape - taking photographs of flora and fauna and examining specimens
Film - ARTISTIC MAN OF GOD - (Wiggins) Art-work of Reverend Alfred G. Reynolds, Rector St. Georges Church Battery Point: paintings, drawings, copper etching. Rev. Reynolds making an etching. Bio available. [16mm colour - silent - 6m 00s - condition good]
Film - COLES BAY & FREYCINET - (Wiggins) Coles Bay, Freycinet National Park: Bays, mountains, flora fauna, hikers, crustacea. [16mm colour - silent - 12m 00s - condition fair]
Film - VARIOUS TAS. SCENES - (Wishaw) Cockle Creek and the Southwest Track. Coastal scenes. [16mm colour - silent - condition fair]
Film - THE APPOINTMENT - (Wiggins) Amateur comedy about a nightmarish doctor's appointment. Features Sir Ralph Wishaw. [16mm colour - silent - 4m 00s - condition fair]
Film - ALL THAT GLITTERS - (Wishaw) The value of natural beauty - Flora, Fauna etc. [16mm colour - silent - 5m 00s - condition fair]
Film - MOUNT WELLINGTON - (Wiggins) "The Wellington Wanderers": various waterfalls, tracks, Organ Pipes, Lone Cabin, Rocky Whelan's Cave, Pinnacle, Sphinx Rock, flora, fauna. [16mm colour - silent - 40m 00s - condition good]
Film - TASMANIAN SCENES - (Wishaw) Scenic and agricultural overview of Tasmania. See list. [16mm colour - 34m 00s - condition fair]
Film - THE TRAMP - (Wiggins) A tramp, played by Sir Ralph Wishaw, encounters Tamanian flora & fauna in Tasmania. See list. [16mm colour - silent - 15m 00s - condition fair]
Film - ROYAL HOBART REGATTA - (Wishaw) Footage of the 1952 Royal Hobart Regatta. See list. [16mm colour - silent - 9m 00s - condition poor]
Film - LONGFORD MOTOR RACING - (Wishaw) Features an Allard racing car, Gilera motor bike ridden by World Champion Geoff Duke and general racing scenes. [16mm colour & B&W - silent - 4m 00s - condition poor]
Film - ART AT THE STEPPES - (Wishaw) The collected carvings and paintings belonging to Madge Wilson at her home at Steppes. Interiors & exteriors of the cottage and garden. Steppes hall and carved lectern. [16mm B&W - silent - 14m 00s - condition fair]
Film - THE VERSATILE PHYSICIAN - (Wiggins) Footage of Sir Ralph Wishaw and his many areas of expertise: photography, boat-building etc. See list. [16mm colour - silent - 10m 00s - condition fair]
Film - NATURE SCENES - (Wishaw) Anemones, Star Fish, Caterpillar, insects, spiders, wasp, ants, Dragon Fly, sea urchins, frog, snail, ducks, horses, native animals. [16mm colour - silent - 6m 30s - condition poor]
Film - SMITHS - (Wishaw) A family of black-smiths at work. [16mm B&W - silent - 4m 00s - condition fair]
Film - GOOD SPORTS - (Wishaw) Skiing, Kayaks, yachting, Tiger Moth with floats, speed-boats, axeman - possibly Ron Sheriff. [16mm colour - silent - 6m 00s - condition poor]
Film - TIGER HUNT - Allan Wiggins & son Kevin seek the Tasmanian Tiger on the West Coast of Tasmania near Mount Jukes and the Franklin River. [16mm B&W - silent - 10m 00s - condition good]
Film - LETS LOOK AT SOME BIRDS - (Wishaw) A variety of Tasmanian birds. See list. [16mm colour - silent - 10m 00s - condition poor]
Film - WANDERLUST - (Wishaw) A trek from Cradle Valley to Lake St. Clair via Pine Valley. Scenes of mountains, lakes, hikers flora, fauna: platypus, Tasmanian Devil, snakes, wallabies. [16mm colour - silent - 29m 00s - condition good]
Film - CALL OF THE MOUNTAINS - (Wiggins) A party of walkers explores scenic mountain areas in Tasmania. Rivers, rapids, campsite. Flora, fauna, old mine diggings, abandoned cabin. See list. [16mm colour - silent - 12m 00s - condition fair]
Film - THE MAGIC OF SPRING - (Wiggins) Scenes representative of Spring: Flora, fauna, native & domestic animals, bird and insect life. See list. [16mm colour - silent - 17m 00s - condition fair]
Film - THE BOUNTIFUL RIVER - (Wishaw) Activities along the River Derwent from source to sea. Industry, agriculture, sport & leisure, bridges. See list. [16mm colour - silent - 21m 30s - condition poor]
Film - MOUNT WELLINGTON ICE HOUSES - (Wiggins) Evaluation of ice house ruins by scientists. Flora and rock formations on mountain summit. John Smith's monument. [16mm colour - silent - 15m 00s - condition fair]
Film - ROCKY CAPE - (Wishaw) One bushwalker explores natural history of Rocky Cape - taking photographs of flora and fauna and examining specimens. Trims from original footage. [16mm B&W - silent - 10m 00s - condition fair]
Film - OLD SONGS THAT LIVE - (Wishaw) Scenes of Richmond township. [16mm colour - silent - 2m 00s - condition fair]
Film - TREES - (Wishaw) Various trees and seasons. [16mm colour - silent - 2m 00s - condition fair]
Film - CRABBY ANTICS - (Wishaw) Assortment of crab footage - mostly Soldier Crabs.[16mm colour - silent - 4m 00s - condition fair]
Film - STEAM ENGINES - (Wishaw) Locomotive, mill engines, traction engine, scale model Pacific Class 4-6-2. [16mm colour - silent - 2m 30s - condition fair]
Film - THE BRADSHAWS - (Wiggins) Since before 1934 C A C Bradshaw and family have been the pioneer saw millers and timber merchants of the Princess Valley on Tasmania's West Coast. [16mm colour - silent - 16m 00s - condition good]
Film -LADY OF THE STEPPES - (Wiggins) Madge Wilson, feeding animals - reading, listening to gramophone - unveiling of cairn and plaque to commemorate James Wilson and Steppes Homestead built in March 1863. [16mm colour - silent - 13m 00s - condition good]
Film - IN SEARCH OF NATURAL BEAUTY - (Wiggins) Lone bushwalker explores natural history of Rocky Cape - taking photographs of flora and fauna and examining specimens. [16mm colour - silent - 24m 00s - condition good]
Notes about Art at the Steppes' (NS725/2/11) and the 'Artistic Man of God' (NS725/2/1).