Collection of newsreel footage, which made up Australia’s history in 1932 - The Depression - Opening the Sydney Harbour Bridge - De Groot cuts ribbon - Hiking. Popular pastime in the Depression - Annette Kellerman at home-coming reception - Boy Charlton swimming events - Wizard Smith breaks the world land speed record - US sailors die trying to bring the dirigible ‘Akron’ down - Kingsford-Smith congratulates Scotty - and much more. Rated: G
Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.
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VHS; Access Print (Section 1)