Collection of newsreel footage which made up Australia’s history in 1948 - Cathode ray tube - Race for supremacy in rocketing and guided missiles - Olympic Games in London - Don Bradman announces his retirement - Work resumes on the Cahill Expressway - Whale tries to stop sharks attacking her cub - Lord and Lady Olivier visit Taronga Park Zoo - Chico Marx visits Australian military hospital … 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 As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions.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)