Title Details

Canberra Civic Auditorium

The new civic auditorium in Canberra
Year : 1964 | Total Duration : 13 Minutes | Producer : Frank Bagnall
Director : Douglass Baglin |
CU drawings of plans for the Canberra Civic Auditorium by the National Capital Development Commission. GS trees in Canberra parkland and high angle WS development under construction in southern end of Ainslie Avenue with Mount Ainslie in background. High pan across top of buildings in Civic Square to City Hill with Lake Burley Griffin in distance. High angle zoom into auditorium development in model of Civic Square. CU transport plans. CUs auditorium interior plans.
Access No. 142328 | 2 mins 38 secs | 1960s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tilt to pan over black ceiling with gold speckles of the Canberra Civic Auditorium. VS foyer ceiling and other features of the new partially built auditorium with night view from open side window. GS man walking through building site. CUs architectural drawings of the auditorium interior. Tilts down half built rehearsal space and under stage sections. Exterior WS of construction site and high angle view over auditorium next to Civic Square.
Access No. 142329 | 3 mins 36 secs | 1960s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS over men lining roof of new Canberra Civic Auditorium and interior view of man walking across steel ceiling beams. Exterior WS of building exterior . Interior shots of concrete walls and spaces and VS scaffolding and formwork. WS men discussing seating inclination from back of auditorium. High angle WS pan looking over half built auditorium to City Hill with Lake Burley Griffin in distance. Zooms into architectural models and building plans. VS architectural drawings. High shots over workmen in Little Theatre block. VS views of construction from windows and High angle zoom into site surrounded by district views.
Access No. 142330 | 4 mins 22 secs | 1960s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Zoom out from planners in suits from the National Capital Development Commission looking at architectural plans outside new Canberra Civic Auditorium. Zoom out from Sir George Curry, chairman of the Canberra Theatre Trust in conference around table with other members. VS of Ethos statue in Civic Square with south Building behind, fountains and people. Canberra city at night with auditorium lit up. High shot over city street at night with traffic and buildings lit up.
Access No. 142331 | 1 min 45 secs | 1960s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |