The Distant lens

Australia, 1979

Film
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Looks at the past of Western Australia, taking the audience through a kaleidoscope of events, including two wars, Royal visits, the Group Settlement, the first aeroplane flights, and the 1920 centenary parades. Composed of photographs and archive film.

Credits

director

Glenda Hambly

co-producer

Owen Paterson

Paul D. Barron

production company

Perth Institute of Film and Television

Language

English

Duration

00:51:30:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

31046

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Western Australia - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Western Australia - Social life and customs

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Australia - History

History → History

History → Western Australia - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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