Queensland Centenary Story, 1859-1959

Australia, 1959

Film
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A brief account of the first hundred years of Queensland’s history, touching on its social life, its connection with two world wars, its industries and its agricultural and pastoral pursuits. Many sequences of historical intrest - in particular the visit of the Prince of Wales in 1921 and the Trans-Pacific flight by Sir Charles Kingsford Smith.

Credits

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:20:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27688

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Agriculture - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Queensland

History → Australia - History

History → Queensland - History

Places → Queensland

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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