Title Details

Wir Haben Ein Heim

Made for exhibition in Germany to show displaced persons what their experiences in Australia were likely to be.
Year : 1950 | Total Duration : 9 Minutes | Producer : Stanley Hawes
Director : Maslyn Williams |
Young man in field by of long grass by Lake Hume. Boat of German immigrants arriving in Perth. Young man in Kings Park overlooking Perth city. Trams in street, traffic and pedestrians. Pan along immigrants on deck of ship arriving in Melbourne. Official welcome on dock. Women leaning out of train windows. Steam train across rural plain taking immigrants to camps. Truckload of immigrants arrive in Bonegilla. Nissan huts, men eating at long tables in dining room. Swimming in Lake Hume, People shopping and walking along main street of country town. Men and women in language class. Commentary in German.
Access No. 147931 | 5 mins 43 secs | 1950s | Lake Hume, Bonegilla, NSW, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Aerial over Sydney Harbour Bridge. City buildings, traffic and pedestrians. Surfboard riders and boy riding wave on canoes. Snow skiing. Sheep herded across Yarrawonga Weir sheep auction. Harvesters pulled by tractors. Male workers in suits and hats leaving industrial site of steelworks after work. Sculpture. Group of immigrant men standing at a map on the wall. Commentary in German.
Access No. 147932 | 2 mins 7 secs | 1950s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |