A Year to Remember 1948

Australia, 1965

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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



Frank Killian






Black and White

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Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Cathode ray tubes

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

Animals & Wildlife → Whales

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - Australia

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Guided missiles

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Express highways

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Rockets (Aeronautics)

History → Australia - History

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Bradman, Donald, Sir, 1908-

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Olympics

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Cathode ray tubes

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Guided missiles

People → Bradman, Donald, Sir, 1908-

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia




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