A Year to Remember 1950

Australia, 1965

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Collection of newsreel footage which made up Australia’s history in 1950 - Korean War - Prime Minister Attlee meets with President Truman and General Eisenhower - Australian Communist Party demonstrate against Anti-Red Bill - Sara Quads born - Menzie’s addresses American House of Representatives - Hayman Island Resort opened - Explosion at Garden Island - Junior Doubles championships Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall - Ossie Pickworth gives golf demonstration … and much more. Rated: G



Frank Killian






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Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Hayman Island (Qld.)

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - Australia

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Korean War, 1950-1953

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972


History → Australia - History

History → History

History → Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978

History → Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Golf

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Hoad, Lew, 1934-

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Rosewall, Ken

People → Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

People → Hoad, Lew, 1934-

People → Menzies, Robert, Sir, 1894-1978

People → Rosewall, Ken

People → Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

Places → Hayman Island (Qld.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia




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