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How We Found It - Southern England

Immigrants from around the United Kingdom talk about their experiences and new life in Australia.
Series : How We Found It | Episode : 3 | Year : 1973 | Total Duration : 20 Minutes | Producer : Frank Bagnall, Joe Scully
Director : Bob Kingsbury, Debby Kingsland, Antonio Colacino |
Montage of shots. HAS Sydney Opera House , harbour and Circular Quay. Zoom in to ferry arriving at terminal wharf. High angle shot of commuters walking down gang plank from ferry. Zoom into pedestrian crossing with quick shots of green and yellow single decker bus, blue double decker bus, red train arriving at station. Zoom over Opera House to jet cat hydrofoil ferry
Access No. 122858 | 30 secs | 1970s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Montage of shots of Brisbane. Pedestrians across street, close up of legs, Storey Bridge, sign for Casket lottery, men on scaffolding cleaning outside of sandstone heritage building, city high rise buildings, VS people sitting on benches, fairground ride, general street scenes
Access No. 122861 | 35 secs | 1970s | Brisbane, Qld, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Montage of shots of Melbourne. Trams, pedestrians, street scenes. People wearing flared trousers and platform soled shoes. General city street scenes.
Access No. 122864 | 34 secs | 1970s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Montage of shots of Hobart. Car ferry unloading vehicles ÒAustralian TrackÓ. Street scenes. People in park, with water fountains, people eating lunches, seagulls walking in park, man sitting on bench, skyline of city in silhouette.
Access No. 122867 | 32 secs | 1970s | Hobart, Tas, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Montage of shots of Adelaide. Quick shots pedestrians, old man sitting on park bench, fountain, couple in row boat, people in park, seagull on head of statue, children horse riding, working painting road signs
Access No. 122870 | 32 secs | 1970s | Adelaide, SA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Montage of shots of Perth buildings, street scenes, pedestrians people in park, outdoor cafe, CU of black swan's head and neck and group of swans on water with baby cygnets. City skyline. Children with families barbecueing, playing near water with small sailing boats. Zoom in on city skyline with yacht sails passing in foreground.
Access No. 122873 | 59 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Dusk, car drives up to house. Jerry Larkin from southern England working as structural engineer in office and in hard hat on site with builders. Playing at Avalon public golf course. Wife and children in garden. Interior shopping centre, high angle WS large car park. Woman shopping, outdoor cafe, electrical goods for sale, rows of television sets and sewing machines, tomatoes for sale (by pound weight) and pan past bananas, pears and appleson display in fruit shop. Preparing meal with children in kitchen. Feeding baby seated in high chair. Father gives small boy in bath, putting into bunk bed. Primary school playground and good shot of small boys arriving for school in shirt and ties Children playing on swings and slide in public playground
Access No. 122888 | 2 mins 52 secs | 1970s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Eugene Porter from southern England with children in backyard working on boat. With wife and children seated at indoor bar of padded vinyl inside house, husband pours lemonade for wife and beer for himself. Pan down tower block, AWA building site, two men in white hard hats look at plans. LS of suburban street with palm trees. Children and wife chatting to others in car outside weaterboard house. Family in motor boat.
Access No. 122889 | 2 mins 52 secs | 1970s | Brisbane, Qld, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Pat Ward working as designer of aircraft seats. Wife working in Post Office, weighing parcel on set of scales. Man unloading frozen food from car and loading freezer. Teenage son, Andrew, riding horse. Children on high school bus, then alighting. Family in kitchen and eating meal.
Access No. 122890 | 2 mins 9 secs | 1970s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Zoom on Wrest Point Casino. Jim Cooper from Wales working as plumber on building of Wrest Point Casino. Wife loading shopping into car with help of young shop assistan, CU of her using sewing machine and teenage daughter brings her mug of tea. Daughter training to be art teacher and discussing origami with male teacher. Family barbecue in backyard. Clearing garden and new home being built.
Access No. 122891 | 2 mins 20 secs | 1970s | Hobart, Tas, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
High angle LS from hill to town and valley. Dennis Horne from Southern England mowing grass with lawnmower. Wife vacuuming with Hoover upright. Woman working as demonstrator in shopping centre (hosiery). Horne working as Assistant Director of National Fitness, with people trampolining. Boys trampolining in backyard. Wife preparing meal in kitchen with electric mixer. POV boys jumping from under trampoline.
Access No. 122892 | 2 mins 16 secs | 1970s | Adelaide, SA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
High angle zoom to oil refinery. John Wood from southern England, maintenance worker on pipes. Wife driving Tip Top bakery van. Delivering bread in rural area. Suburban street. Man riding racer bicycle. Family on beach. Daughter in cycling race (only girl). CU on legs cycling.
Access No. 122893 | 3 mins 25 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |