Restoring the past

Australia, 1981

Film
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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.

Credits

producer

Bruce Moir

production company

South Australian Film Corporation

Bosisto Productions

Duration

00:14:30:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32576

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Buildings - Conservation and restoration

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Adelaide (S. Aust.)

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

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Buildings - Conservation and restoration

History → Historic buildings - Australia

History → Historic buildings - Conservation and restoration

Places → Adelaide (S. Aust.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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