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Thylacine Films

 

There are now 8 known historical films of the Tasmanian tiger, with the recent discovery by Mike Williams, Gareth Linnard and myself of film #8 in the State Library and Archive Service, Hobart.

 

Tasmanian Countryside, Hobart and Tasmanian Tiger (Australia, c1932): https://parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/download/publications/tabledpapers/70516/upload_pdf/NationalFilmSound2013.pdf;fileType=application%2Fpdf#search=%22publications/tabledpapers/70516%22

 

Secrets of Nature - Hold All (1930): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETu2Rk74e9g&

 

 

This is the recently discovered (4 March 2020) 8th known historical film depicting the thylacine. The discovery was made by Mike Williams, Gareth Linnard and myself, in the State Library and Archive Service, Hobart. And was covered in the Tasmanian nightly news, an ABC Radio Hobart interview (with Mike) and more recently a newspaper article in The Mercury, Tasmania's largest newspaper.