A Return to the Rocks

Australia, 1976

Film
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The history of Sydney Cove and the Rocks area, shown by means of sketches, paintings, photographs and dramatisations. The Sydney Cove Redevelopment Authority has been set up to preserve the unique character of the area. Shows some of the Australia Day celebrations at the birth place of the nation. Narrated by Peter Gwynne and Tim Eliott. Written by David Whitaker. Cinematography John Fitzgerald, Oscar Scherl, Ian Stock and Foster Stubbs.

Credits

director

John Fitzgerald

producer

David Beal

production company

Sydney Cove Redevelopment Authority

Audience Motivation

Language

English

Duration

00:16:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27889

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Sydney (N.S.W.) - Decription and travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Sydney (N.S.W.) - Social conditions

History → Historical re-enactments

History → Sydney (N.S.W.) - History

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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