Title Details

Saga of a City

A description of Sydney, Australia's largest city.
Year : 1956 | Total Duration : 11 Minutes |
Director : Jack S Allan |
Plane over Sydney Harbour Bridge, aerials of city CBD. Royal Botanic Gardens, Mitchell Library Shakespeare Memorial Statue, statue of Captain Arthur Phillip, Macquarie Street buildings. Queen Elizabeth II at Farm Cove. City buildings, AWA Tower, Archibald Fountain in Hyde Park, Macquarie Place, Queen Victoria Building, T&G Building, St. James Church. Astor building, Statue of King Edward VII. St. James Church, Pitt Street, pedestrians and traffic. Martin Place, APA building. Policeman on horseback, female police officer directing pedestrians. Woman at David Jones Salon looking at roll of brocade fabric. Aerial Port Jackson, Sydney Harbour Bridge, container ships. Yachts on harbour. Crew on the deck of Aida. Aerial northern beaches and Pittwater. Beachside houses, Manly beach, lifesaver, people having picnic lunches, Thermos flasks on table. Surf carnival. Surf skis, longboards, surfboat. Collaroy, Long Reef. Aerial inner Sydney suburbs. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 41136 | 9 mins 25 secs | 1950s | Manly, Sydney, NSW | © NFSA | Colour |