This is the ABC

Australia, 1954

Film
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A survey of Australia’s national radio network and the programs it provides. The network consists of transmitters in the metropolitan areas of the Commonwealth; regional relay transmitters and Radio Australia. The ABC broadcasts a total of 1000 hours of programs every day in the year (1954); various departments compile these programs - News, Sporting, Talks, School Broadcasts etc. The film includes behind-the-scene shots of such programs as Dr Floyd’s Music Lovers’ Hour, Kindergarten of the Air, The Country Hour, Blue Hills and The Village Glee Club. Compered by Rupert Chance.

Credits

director

Shan Benson

producer

Madeleine Williams

production company

Australian National Film Board

Language

English

Duration

00:20:30:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29451

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Australian Broadcasting Commission

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Radio - History

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Radio Australia

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Radio broadcasting - Australia

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Radio programs - Australia - History

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Radio stations - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → History

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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