Story of a city

Australia, 1945

Film
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The story of Newcastle, New South Wales, in the year of 1945, concentrating extensively on the then, and long-time, principal industries: coal mining, iron and steel, and ship building. Briefly surveys a range of contemporary domestic architectural styles and recreational choices of the time (the beach and the race track).

Credits

director
producer

R. Maslyn Williams

production company

Australian National Film Board

Duration

00:14:47:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1945

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010278

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Description and travel

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → New South Wales - Description and travel

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Cities and towns - Growth

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cities and towns - Growth

History → New South Wales - History

Places → Cities and towns - Australia

Places → Newcastle (N.S.W.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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