The Twentieth

Australia, 1966

Film

A record of the Twentieth Jazz Convention held in Sydney from December 26th to 31st, 1966. The main site of the convention was the Railways Institute but some bayside hotels, including the Coogee Bay Hotel, also became part of the scene. Includes some interesting shots of old inner Sydney streetscapes as well as the Opera House under construction. The first Jazz Convention was held in 1946 in Melbourne and features traditional jazz and blues music - 79 bands registered for this 20th convention. Performers included Graeme Bell, Nick Politis, Eric Richards, and the Original Australian Washboard Wackers. A must for lovers of jazz. Photography: Tom Cowan, Nigel Buesst.

On display until:

ACMI Viewing Booths

22 April 2019

Credits

producer

Nigel Buesst

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1966

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29834

Language

English

Audience classification

Mediatheque - all ages (ACMI classified)

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Sydney (N.S.W.) - Decription and travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → History

Music & Performing Arts → Jazz music

Music & Performing Arts → Music - Australia

Music & Performing Arts → Music appreciation

Music & Performing Arts → Music festivals

Music & Performing Arts → Musicians - Australia

Performance

Performance → Music - Performance

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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MOV file H264; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

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MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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