Collection of newsreel footage which made up Australia’s history in 1953 - Deaths of Stalin and Queen Mary - Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II - US Vice President Nixon visits Australia - Testing of the Jindivik at Woomera - Mt Everest conquered by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tensing - Anzac Day in Korea - Exchange of POW’s - Express train crash in New Zealand - Davis Cup wins by Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall - Ben Hogan wins British Open … 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 As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions.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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