Rail town

Australia, 1953

Film
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Dramatises the activities and life of the people of Port Augusta, South Australia, with emphasis on the significance of this city as a railhead linking the Eastern States with the West and the Northern Territory.

Credits

producer

Eric Thompson

director

Joan Long

production company

Australian National Film Board

Language

English

Duration

00:10:38:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27732

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Port Augusta (S. Aust.) - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Port Augusta (S. Aust.) - Social life and customs

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroads - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Places → Cities and towns - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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