The Romance of brown coal

Australia, 1950

Film
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Illustrates how brown coal has been formed in the Latrobe Valley. Also shows the mining of brown coal and the conveyance of the coal from the open cut to the power house and briquetting plant.

Credits

producer

Frank Hurley

production company

State Electricity Commission of Victoria

Language

English

Duration

00:11:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28034

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Coal mines and mining

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Latrobe River Valley (Vic.)

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Electric power

Places → Latrobe River Valley (Vic.)

Places → Yallourn (Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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