A Year to Remember 1935

Australia, 1965

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Collection of newsreel footage which made up Australia’s history in 1935 - Joseph Lyons leaves for Imperial Conference in London - Lord Baden Powell at Jamboree in Frankston, Victoria - Search for oil at Roma, SE Queensland - General Motors plant at Woodville, SA - Three people killed by sharks - Aircraft building industry - First aerial film ever taken of Central Australia - Smithy lost over the Bay of Bengal - 200 foot python goes on strike at Taronga Park Zoo…and much more. Rated: G



Frank Killian



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Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Aerial photography

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Aircraft factories - Australia

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → General Motors-Holden's Limited

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Oil fields

Animals & Wildlife → Sharks

Animals & Wildlife → Taronga Zoo (Sydney, N.S.W.))

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia, Central

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Oil fields

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Aircraft factories - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Airplanes - Design and construction

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → General Motors-Holden's Limited

Crafts & Visual Arts → Aerial photography


History → Australia - History

History → Baden-Powell, George, 1847-1898

History → History

History → Lyons, Joseph, Prime Minister, 1931-1939

People → Baden-Powell, George, 1847-1898

People → Kingsford Smith, Charles, 1897-1935

People → Lyons, Joseph, Prime Minister, 1931-1939

Places → Australia, Central

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Short films → Short films - Australia




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