Living Melbourne 1896-1910

Australia, 1988


Melbourne’s oldest surviving films are assembled on this compilation, with stills and supporting commentary by film historian Chris Long. Films include the 1896 Melbourne Cup, the opening of Federal Parliament (1901), excerpts from The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906), Marvellous Melbourne (1910), extracts from Living Hawthorn (1907) and Football Final (1910).

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