Living Ballarat: 1901-1941

Australia, 1990

Film
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Meticulously restored and accompanied by an authoritative commentary and period music, this program includes events captured on film by Australia’s first permanent Film Unit, the Salvation Army’s Limelight Department, Ballarat’s first Film Unit (producer of Australia’s first provincial newsreel, Pathe’s Ballarat Gazette), the Commonwealth Government’s chief cinematographer, Bert Ive; and amateur cine enthusiasts of the 1930s. Film historian, Chris Long, researched this video and prepared the commentary for the National Film and Sound Archive. It is one of a series of video which brings history to life while giving public access to Australia’s heritage of actuality and documentary film.

Credits

director
Duration

01:12:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324895

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Ballarat (Vic.)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Salvation Army

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

History → History

History → Salvation Army

History → Victoria - History

Places → Ballarat (Vic.)

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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