They chose peace

Australia, 1952

Film
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Documentary account of the International Carnival of Youth for Peace and Friendship held in Sydney in March 1952. The film includes a summary of their support to the carnival and its principles, but it also shows the direct interference from the Menzies Government that attempted to stir popular antipathy and slander.

Credits

production company

Realist Films

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1952

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32545

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Mass media - Political aspects

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Peace movements

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Australia - Politics and government

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → International cooperation

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Mass media - Political aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Peace movements

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Political science

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Politicians - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Politics - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Students - Political activity

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → World politics

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Youth

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Youth

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Youth

History → History

History → Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978

History → Peace movements

History → Sydney (N.S.W.) - History

People → Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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