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Big Brother Movement Guides Young Migrants

Teenage boys from Britain are given the opportunity to start a new life in Australia supported by the Big Brother Movement.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 110 | Year : 1959 | Total Duration : 4 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan, Robert Connell |
Dinner held in London to farewell teenage boys leaving for Australia. CU boy eating. Boys farewelled at Waterloo Railway Station including Australian High Commissioner Sir Eric Harrison. At Southampton, liner ÒFairskyÓ, waving. Life on board ship includes boys exercising, playing table tennis. Ship arrives in Perth. Good shots of Perth. Boys shown around Uni. of WA by girls. Sail to Sydney. Harbour POV ship. Waving. Boys greeted by Big Brother Sponsors. One group sent to training farm at Liverpool. Loading sacks on to truck, milking, gardening, driving tractor. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 20390 | 3 mins 50 secs | 1950s | London, UK; Perth, WA; Sydney, Liverpool, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |