Collection of newsreel footage which made up Australia’s history in 1937 - Coronation of George VI at Westminster Abbey - Japan looking for steel to feed her furnaces - Rise of General Franco and the outbreak of the Civil War - Lyons re-elected - Sydney’s last steam train - Stinson monoplane disappears over Lamington National park - Zeppelin ‘Hindenberg’ goes up in flames - Hubert Opperman cycles from Perth to Melbourne … 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 As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions.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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