Sydney's Harbour Bridge

Australia, 1936

Film
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Important historical documentary which records the construction of Sydney’s Harbour Bridge from 1926 when work was first commenced through to its official opening eight year later. Features footage of dignitaries at the Opening Ceremony including the Governor General, NSW Premier (J.D. Lang) but most significantly, De Groot unceremoniously cutting the ribbon and then being taken away.

Credits

production company

Department of Commerce

Language

English

Duration

00:08:28:00

Colour

Black and White

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29145

Subject categories

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

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Australia - History

History → History

History → New South Wales - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Bridge construction - Australia

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Bridges - Australia

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Engineering

Places → Sydney Harbour Bridge (N.S.W.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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