Steelworker

Australia, 1953

Film
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a steelworker relates his impression of life centred around the blast furnace of the Port Kembla district. He recalls the processes involved in steel making, mentions the number of ‘new’ Australians employed at the works, and tells of the facilities for recreation, entertainment and modern living provided by the principal city of the are, Wollongong.

Credits

director

Hugh McInnes

producer

Maslyn Williams

production company

Australian National Film Board

Language

English

Duration

00:09:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28908

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industries - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Steel industry and trade - Australia

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

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Social conditions

Places → Port Kembla (N.S.W.)

Places → Wollongong (N.S.W.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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