Railways of Australia

Australia, 1972

Film
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Surveys the railway system in Australia today, and the need for its maintenance and improvement to meet the ever-increasing calls for all forms of quick and efficient transportation. Stresses the importance of railways for carrying large numbers of people and raw materials.

Credits

director

William M. Carty

producer

Frank Killian

production company

Commonwealth Railways

Cinesound Movietone

Language

English

Duration

00:19:30:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27739

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroads - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation - Freight

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Urban transportation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Transportation - Social aspects

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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