Aborigines catch turtles and snakes in Darwin, Australia.
Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear.
Titles read: 'DARWIN, NT - GREAT Snakes ALIVE!'.
Australia - August 1947.
Various shots of Aborigines wading in swamps catching turtles. They hold the turtles by their heads so that their necks stretch right out. C/U head and shoulder shot of two Aborigine men.
A white man and an Aborigine walk barefooted in the grass searching for snakes. The Aborigine catches a snake that coils itself around his arm - ugh! C/U of long snake wriggling on the ground. They putting a snake into a sack. C/U of snakes coiled round the necks and arms of the two men.
Note: Australian commentator informs us that the turtles and snakes are for eating - to beat the meat rationing.