Restoring the past

Australia, 1981

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Examines correct and incorrect procedures in restoring old buildings. The audience is taken on an informative journey around Adelaide historic buildings, where restoration is looked at through the many errors that have been made and the current restoration of a number of buildings under the guidance of the Australian Mineral Development Laboratories. Great footage of early South Australian buildings.

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Bruce Moir

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Bosisto Productions

South Australian Film Corporation


Mario Andreacchio



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