A Year to Remember 1944

Australia, 1965

Film
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Collection of newsreel footage which made up Australia’s history in 1944 - D-Day Allied landing at Normandy - 223 mile pipeline between Morgan and Whyalla - English war brides arrive in Sydney - Assembly of torpedoes by women - Forced landing of plane carrying Bob Hope - Transport strike in Sydney and Newcastle - General MacArthur arrives in Canberra - Food shortage for koalas - Production of `Rats of Tobruk’, Peter Finch and Chips Rafferty … and much more. Rated: G

Credits

producer

Frank Killian

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35808

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Production and direction - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Koala

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Normandy (France)

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - Australia

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Women in war

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945

Documentary

History → Australia - History

History → History

Places → Normandy (France)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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