High Ground

Australia, 1989

Film
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An historical overview of building development in the City of Melbourne culminating in the building of 101 Collins Street. Some fascinating archival footage is used to illustrate how the top end of Collins Street and the city in general developed as “the high ground”.

Credits

director

John McIntosh

Language

English

Duration

01:00:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36449

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Urbanization

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Victoria

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Urbanization

Crafts & Visual Arts → Architecture

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Urbanization

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

History → Urbanization

Places → Victoria

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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