Collection of newsreel footage which made up Australia’s history in 1952 - Death of King George V1 - Launch of HMAS Voyager - 1952 Olympics Marjorie Jackson and Shirley Strickland win gold - Welcome home for Marjorie Jackson Whaling industry on Moreton Island - Severe drought in Northern Territory Western Australia and Queensland - Jimmy Carruthers wins world bantam weight title - Dave Sands killed in car crash - Frank Sedgeman weds Jean Spence … and much more. Rated: G
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