Title Details

Bring Out a Briton (Short Version)

An appeal for public assistance in an immigration campaign to ÒBring Out a BritonÓ.
Year : 1957 | Total Duration : 5.5 Minutes | Producer : Stanley Hawes
Director : Lee Robinson |
Studio film set . Chips Rafferty addresses the audience about British migration to Australia and the need for community support through the Bring Out a Briton Campaign. He introduces one of the committees set up to provide the necessary support to the newly arrived British. An inaugural meeting takes place in a country town with representatives from various groups including the Country Women's Association, CWA, Local Daily, Returned Soldiers League , RSL, Good Neighbour Council and APEX. Three men talking alongside parked car in country street. Two men at service station.
Access No. 132926 | 1 min 59 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Resident of country town Mr Andy Hepburn on front lawn of his house with Bring Out a Briton Committee member. He is able to accommodate a British family. Ship pulling up alongside dock with two tugboats. British migrants arriving in Australia walk down gang planks (Royal Mail Line of Steamers and Orient Line)
Access No. 132928 | 39 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Chips Rafferty leaning on white picket fence talks to camera and introduces British migrant families recently arrived in Australia. Family behind gate smiles at camera. Husband and wife holding puppy in front garden of their home. Mother says good bye to her two children as they leave for school and children (boy and girl) turn to wave goodbye as they walk down he street. Chips Rafferty to camera - ÒThese are the people we want..Ó. Title - ÒForm a committee in your district and Bring out a BritonÓ.
Access No. 132929 | 1 min 11 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |