Rooftopics

Australia, 1971

Film
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Views of Sydney Harbour, city and inner suburbs from the roof-tops of various buildings. Shows scenes of everyday activities, roof gardens, play-grounds, swimming pools, street traffic, etc. viewed from above. Includes humorous animated sequence involving a man, his towel and a woman beside a swimming pool. No spoken commentary. Edited by Wayne Le Clos; photographed by George Alexander; music by Eric Gross and script by Antonio Colacino.

Credits

director

Antonio Colacino

producer

Joe Scully

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Duration

00:11:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28043

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Sydney (N.S.W.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Sydney Harbour (N.S.W.)

Experimental

Experimental → Experimental films - Australia

Places → Sydney (N.S.W.)

Places → Sydney Harbour (N.S.W.)

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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