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Signs of language

Author: Cameron Davie; Breda Carty; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Griffith University.; Queensland University of Technology.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [1993], ©1991.
Series: Non-hearing world.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For those who think that language can only be spoken, shows the great eloquence with which language can be signed. Shows that sign language can do a few things that spoken language cannot do. Focuses on Australian Sign Language (Auslan) to explore some of the unique characteristics of the signed language of the deaf. Includes a scene from the stage play Hamlet and a scene from the Deaf Theatre in which the actors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cameron Davie; Breda Carty; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Griffith University.; Queensland University of Technology.
OCLC Number: 30044108
Notes: "FFH 4364."
A co-production of Griffith University and Queensland University of Technology.
Credits: Camera, Craig Lucas ; music, Ralph Tyrrell ; editors, Jeanette McGown, Jason Whiting.
Performer(s): Narrator, Graham Webster.
Description: 1 videocassette (26 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Non-hearing world.
Responsibility: producer, Cameron Davie ; directed by Cameron Davie ; written and researched by Breda Carty ; executive producer, Rob Care-Wickham.

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For those who think that language can only be spoken, shows the great eloquence with which language can be signed. Shows that sign language can do a few things that spoken language cannot do. Focuses on Australian Sign Language (Auslan) to explore some of the unique characteristics of the signed language of the deaf. Includes a scene from the stage play Hamlet and a scene from the Deaf Theatre in which the actors talk in sign.

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