Living Melbourne 1896-1910

Australia, 1988

Film

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).

Last on display

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Credits

director

Chris Long

production company

National Film and Sound Archive of Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:48:28:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

35776

Audience classifications

G

Mediatheque - all ages (ACMI classified)

Subject categories

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

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Parliament House (Canberra, A.C.T.)

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Kelly, Ned, 1855-1880

History → History

History → Melbourne (Vic.) - History

History → Victoria - History

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Australian football

People → Kelly, Ned, 1855-1880

Places → Hawthorn (Vic.)

Places → Melbourne (Vic.)

Places → Parliament House (Canberra, A.C.T.)

Silent films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file H264; NFSA Digital Access Copy

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