Title Details

Norfolk Island

The tourist attractions of Norfolk Island.
Year : 1963 | Total Duration : 17 Minutes | Producer : Frank Bagnall
Director : Donald Murray |
Aerial WS towards Norfolk Island seen surrounded by ocean. CU to plane propeller and wing with clouds beyond. Aerial track past volcanic coastal cliffs and ridges and undulating green landscape. Aerials over beaches and green pasture lands and Norfolk Island pines. VS Qantas plane landing on grassy airstrip on the island and CU to Norfolk Island Airport sign. WS group of people waiting behind fence on tarmac. VS airport activity with passengers leaving aircraft on tarmac and green bus leaving.
Access No. 145212 | 2 mins 16 secs | 1960s | Norfolk Island, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
GS car arriving at guest house with VS of guests being shown around property. CUs various flowers including Aristolochia (Dutchman's Pipe) and various CUs of Hibiscuses. VS woman picking flowers in garden. Zoom out from map of Norfolk Island to people in vintage tourist car with map and illustrations on back. VS tourists as they are being driven around island with views of coast POV passenger in car. WS tourists standing on Steel's Point. GS Top Hat Rock. WS Cascade Bay and high angle view of disused whaling base. High angle shot of Anson Bay and tilt along coastline. High WS Headstone Point.
Access No. 145213 | 2 mins 35 secs | 1960s | Norfolk Island, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS tourists standing on Mount Pitt with LS to ocean and high shot over Kingston with Phillip and Nepean Islands beyond. High angle shot over Norfolk Island Pines around convict buildings. VS tourists being shown around prison ruins. CU sign for Civilian Hospital. Tilt to stone cottage on slope believed to be the birthplace of Sir William Charles Wentworth. GS convict stables. WS and VS of tourists entering St Barnabas Chapel. Tilt to stained glass windows. GS administration housing in former convict built quarters. WS track following tourist car along island roads stopping on Bloody Bridge. Tilt up to tourists peering over the edge of the bridge. VS tourists in cemetery with CUs to engravings on headstones.
Access No. 145214 | 3 mins 20 secs | 1960s | Norfolk Island, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
GS tourists horseriding on bridle trails along cliffs and ridges of Duncombe Bay and through forests. GS of riders arriving to picnic barbecue. VS people helping themselves to barbecue sitting under the trees. VS golfers on course at Kingston. WS waves crashing on rocks and GS people fishing from rocks. WS of birds flying over sea. GS man catching fish on line. GS woman waterskiing seen POV from back of boat in Emily Bay. CUs of wake and man in back on boat.
Access No. 145215 | 3 mins 8 secs | 1960s | Norfolk Island, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS boat out to sea. GS large rowboats meeting cargo ship at off shore to collect monthly supplies. VS net cargo ropes being deposited onto boats, car being winched off ship onto boat and high angle shot POV ship of launches towing rowboats back to Kingston. VS crew directing. WS two women sitting on rocks watching boats being towed into shore. GS barrels being hoisted to land from boat. VS bean seed being harvested with CUs of tractor turning soil. VS men cutting down Norfolk Island pines from forest. MS of man using electric saw with cap on head and cigarette in mouth.
Access No. 145216 | 2 mins 10 secs | 1960s | Norfolk Island, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS cattle grazing in green field and VS of men on horseback herding them. Picturesque WS of rolling green hills leading to ocean. WS glowing yellow sunset sky behind clouds over sea. CU hands of pianist over piano keyboard and GS of people at tables and on local dance floor. VS musicians with GS of saxophonist and VS of piano accordionist. CU piano hammers. MS patrons drinking beer and smoking at tables. WS sky gradually getting lighter at sunrise over sea as a pair of fishermen walk by.
Access No. 145217 | 2 mins | 1960s | Norfolk Island, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |