FILM AUSTRALIA COLLECTION

Title Details

Time and Place

A study of Australian architecture and its influence on living conditions, past and present.
Year : 1970 | Total Duration : 15 Minutes | Producer : Gil Brealey
Director : Philip Mark Law |
Shimmering river water, artistic shots of rocks in river. VS and people walking over wrapped rocks by artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Little Bay, Sydney of "Wrapped Coast" series. Reel to reel computers in room. Beach at Daintree. River and mossy boulders in rainforest creek. Leaves, seed pods in trees and fades of plants and water. WS timber and corrugated iron house near rainforest, VS inside and out. Zooms of metal girder, girders at various angles. CU fountain water dripping over urn, ECUs drips onto water. WS stately Victorian home. CU face of bride, fade to rocking horses. WS stately white house, path to fountain. WS bride and groom kneeling below tapestry. CUs of cast iron bracket. WS old (possibly Georgian) house and picket fence with CUs patterned brick chimneys and ornament. GS dilapidated timber fence and overgrown grass. VS horizontal timber log cabin and CUs timber gates and old stage wagon. Deserted timber building. Reflections of river, trees in old glass windows. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 142414 | 5 mins 5 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Apothecary bottles. Clock, book, vase on mantelpiece, reading glasses, helmet. Woman in period dress past window. Balcony and decorative brackets of Victorian building. Gothic church, organ keys and knobs. Clock tower, stone city buildings, cars in car park. Face of boy behind wire fence and city apartments, high-rise office building. Bride and groom down aisle of empty church. Car park interior, car down ramp. Sunlight through leaves. Tree silhouette. Boulders in stream, rippling water. Frosty leaves, white flowers. Water and gum leaves. Water jets in fountain. Martin Place, people lunching at tables and around fountain under umbrellas. 1970s brick and timber house, trees through decking. Split-level interiors. Smiling bride and groom. POV car in car park. Boy on tricycle on balcony of huge unit block. Broken street sign. Roofs of inner city suburb. Office building, people at bus shelter, tangle of electricty wires. Severely pruned trees. Road works on major road, Botany cemetery. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 142416 | 4 mins 47 secs | 1970s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Bride mouthing "I do", cathedral interior and exterior decoration. St Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Melbourne. State Library of Victoria with statue of Sir Redmond Barry. Stone details, carved frieze, urns and figures. Late Victorian style house "Labassa" behind blonde brick 1960s building. Row of unit blocks, backyards, paling fences and hills hoist washing lines. Block of 1970s flats. 1970s interiors, furniture, kitchen. Cape Cod style house. Traffic lights. Massive high-rise block of flats seen through wire fence. 'Go Back' traffic sign. High angle of pedestrians crossing city intersection. Pedestrians on city streets, traffic lights. Housing estates, houses under construction, trees being felled, real estate signs. Cross on suburban church. Married couple emerging and walking down street in barren new estate. Concrete block with number 13 on it on cleared block. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 142420 | 4 mins 25 secs | 1970s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |