[Melbourne newsreel: 1925]

Australia, 1925

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A newsreel of Melbourne in 1925 containing scenes of Empire Day celebrations at Princes Hill State School, Carlton; the opening of the Melbourne Track Season; a three-mile handicap race at Caulfield Racecourse by the Combined Harriers; and long-distance running. Re-released in 1947 by the National Film Archive.


production company

National Film Archive (Australia)



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Production dates

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ACMI Identifier


Subject categories

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Melbourne (Vic.) - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Melbourne (Vic.) - Social life and customs

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - Australia


Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Schools - Victoria

History → History

History → Melbourne (Vic.) - History

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Athletes - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Athletics

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Track-athletics

Places → Melbourne (Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Silent films




Black and White


16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file H264; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation

MOV file H264; ACMI External Digital Access Copy

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

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

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