A Year to Remember 1956

Australia, 1965

Film
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Collection of newsreel footage which made up Australia’s history in 1956 - Lord and Lady Mountbatten visit Sydney - Avalanche near Mt Kosciusko - UN Secretary Dag Hammerskjold visits Canberra Hungarian refugees arrive in Australia - Suez crisis - Salk polio vaccine Lew Hoad defeats Ken Rosewall at Wimbledon - Melbourne Olympic Games opened by Duke of Edinburgh - Australia wins record number of Olympic gold medals … and much more. Rated: G

Credits

producer

Frank Killian

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300979

Language

English

Subject categories

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - Australia

History → Australia - History

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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