Collection of newsreel footage which made up Australia’s history in 1936 - Funeral of King George V - Abdication - Memorial to Bert Hinkler in Bundaberg - Queen Mary leaves Southampton on maiden voyage - Young woman prepares for a boxing match with male opponent - Bullock teams used to get bales to wool ships - Cavalry in training - a parade by 1,000 Light Horsemen - Dancing at Sydney’s Palais Royal - Jockey Jimmy Pike retires … 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 As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions.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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