Australia, 1967

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Episode of Series “Is this your career series”.
A vocational guidance film. Shows the wide variety of departments and discusses the varied opportunities in retailing, including advertising and art. Retailing is an exciting avenue of employment in which people are needed for a wide variety of departments, some into contact with the customers and others handling “behind-the-scenes” jobs. Shows how young people with executive ability may find opportunities in office management, buying, advertising, art and other retailing careers. (Some footage of David Jones store and an old supermarket interior).


production company

Mutual Life and Citizens' Assurance Co.

Career Productions






Black and White

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Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Advertising - Australia - History

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Advertising - Australia - History

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Career development

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Department Stores

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Vocational guidance

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art


Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Career development

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Retail trade - Vocational guidance

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Vocational guidance

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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