The Valley is ours

Australia, 1948

Film
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This classic documentary celebrates the variety of activities the Murray River and the surrounding district sustains: from agriculture to timber, fishing to mining, fruit picking to shipbuilding. There is a special focus on the optimistic spirit of the people of the region as they overcome problems of erosion, bushfire and drought and makes a plea for further development, arguing that at least another million people could find happy homes in this fertile territory.

On display until:

ACMI Viewing Booths

22 April 2019

Credits

producer

Stanley Hawes

producer/director

John Heyer

production company

Australian National Film Board

Language

English

Duration

00:35:20:00

Colour

Black and White

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