The Quest

Australia, 1970

Film
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A promotional film aimed at interesting overseas companies in opening up industries in Victoria. Shows the Stock Exchange, the efficient public transport system, freeways, Tullamarine international airport, shipping facilities, resources of water, brown coal, natural gas and oil. Cultural and living conditions are also shown. Features a humourous narration by Frank Thring, as a very young Sue Donovan (Mackintosh) traverses Victoria (in fashionable 70’s gear) seeking artefacts to illustrate its attributes.

Credits

co-producer

Bob Talbot

Michael Schildberger

production company

Communicator Film Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:24:50:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27693

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Public relations

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Publicity

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Marketing

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Public relations

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Melbourne (Vic.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Victoria - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Victoria - Social life and customs

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural resources - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Public works - Victoria

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Economic development projects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Victoria - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Victoria - Social conditions

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Places → Melbourne (Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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