Westgate Bridge

Australia, 1974

Film
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The story of the eventful construction of Westgate Bridge which will eventually link Melbourne’s southern and western suburbs. The projected date of completion is now 1977, but industrial disputes and a calamitous collapse of part of the structure have delayed the estimated date of completion.

Credits

production company

Cine Service Films

producer

Geoffrey Thompson

Duration

00:31:50:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1974

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011794

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Victoria

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Westgate Bridge (Melbourne, Vic.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Geology

History → Melbourne (Vic.) - History

History → Victoria - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Bridge construction

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Engineering

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geology

Places → Victoria

Places → Westgate Bridge (Melbourne, Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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