Collection of newsreel footage which made up Australia’s history in 1955 -, Johnnie Ray arrives at Sydney Airport - HMAS Australia towed away for scrap - Frank Sinatra and daughter Nancy arrive in Australia - Shark attacks around Sydney - Katherine Hepburn and Robert Helpmann in Australia - Maitland hit by floods - Jack Davey and Bob Hope play golf - Australia wins Davis Cup - Darby Munro retires to become a trainer … 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 As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions.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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