Kyneton: queen of the uplands

Australia, 1924

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Promotional film about Kyneton, Victoria, the ‘Cinderella of Victoria’s summer resorts’. Scenes include: the railway; civic buildings; a hotel; shops; churches; the racecourse; botanical gardens; a golf course; a high school and shots of the town taken from the balcony of Rock House. Local points of interest shown include: views from Rockview Ridge and Ennis Hill; Panorama Rocks; Mitchell’s, Quigg’s and Turpin’s Falls; Lincoln Knitting Mills; mineral springs; Metcalf Cascades; the Campaspe and Coliban Rivers; Coliban Reservoir at Tylden and the homestead of Gerald Buckley’s horse stud. Kyneton Agricultural Show is featured.




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Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cities and towns - Australia

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Victoria - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Victoria - Social life and customs


Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Victoria - History

Places → Cities and towns - Australia

Places → Kyneton (Vic.)

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