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

co-producer

Owen Paterson

Paul D. Barron

production company

Perth Institute of Film and Television

Duration

00:51:30:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31046

Language

English

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

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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