Title Details

Golf in Australia

Illustrates the wide popularity of golf in Australia.
Year : 1968 | Total Duration : 15 Minutes | Producer : Frank Bagnall
Director : Antonio Colacino |
WS grass and trees with golfer walking into scene. CU placing golf ball on tee, placing club next to it, MS of golfer's face, preparing to swing then tilt down to shoes and WS slow-motion hitting ball towards and over camera. Titles. GS golfer moving to new area to tee off. WS golfer swinging and hitting ball seen from behind. More shots of hitting ball, one with turf being thrown into air.
Access No. 138989 | 1 min | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
GS man walking across golf course pulling buggy behind him then selecting club. WS man hitting ball in slow-motion. GS camera following man as he moves on to other positions. Zoom in to golf ball about to be hit then VS man driving ball. MS man waving then GS group of women pulling their buggies up slope of golf course. WS man hitting ball out of sandpit and WS woman hitting a full shot.
Access No. 139326 | 1 min 24 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS Asian men walking across golf course pulling buggies behind them. VS as one of them prepares to tee off then hits ball watched by friends. CUs friends watching. WS man on golf course then closer shot as he hits the ball just short of the hole then into hole.
Access No. 139327 | 1 min 6 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
CU country golf course where grey sand is raked flat around hole to enable the ball to be hit in. Tilt down to ball being hit into hole. WS pan from headland to golf course with various groups of golfers playing. MS woman hitting ball then looking aghast as camera shows ball flying over cliff edge then landing next to fisherman sitting on rocks below. Zoom in to fisherman adding the ball to his collection in fishing basket.
Access No. 139328 | 44 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS man in outback playing golf on red sand amongst scattered red rocks watched by dog who retrieves the balls for him after he hits them. VS of man swinging and dog retrieving. WS man playing golf in storm with his wife holding an umbrella over him, ducking each time her husband swings. CU bird walking around golf ball on wet ground.
Access No. 139329 | 29 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS man playing golf in wetland with heat haze shimmering. CU of man's feet walking through thick mud to retrieve golf ball and zoom out to him discovering sign saying "Beware of Crocodiles". WS man walking onto suburban lawn and VS of him setting up a practice rope with golf ball attached. VS of him hitting ball attached to rope.
Access No. 139330 | 37 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
VS of people practising golf shots in domestic situations including a man putting a golf ball across loungeroom floor watched by his wife as she dries dishes, CU ball being hit into glass and a toddler in her highchair watching her mother hitting a ball into a gadget in the kitchen (note 1960s patterned wallpaper and fashions).
Access No. 139331 | 37 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS woman walking with greengrocer to her red sports car and moving her bag of golf clubs for the grocer to place her box in. WS people in line at golfing range practising their shots. CU balls in tray and VS people as they hit across the practice range.
Access No. 139332 | 37 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS factory workers walking to their lockers as siren sounds at end of the day and zoom into one taking a golf bag out of his locker. MS man on motor scooter balancing golf bag in front of himself pulling up beside green bus. CU to traffic lights as they change from red to green. MS man travelling on bus reading "Gregory's Australian Golf". GS bus pulling into bus stop where man gets off and walks across the road with his golf bag over his shoulder.
Access No. 139333 | 42 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS couple unloading their golf bags onto buggies from their Holden station wagon and walking off as man on motor scooter arrives and parks next to them. Zoom into golfing professional greeting the couple as they walk across the golf course towards him and VS of the trio walking around the course and hitting balls. CU tilt down of the woman as she lines up to hit a shot.
Access No. 139334 | 2 mins 2 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS international golfing champion Bruce Crampton drawing on a classroom blackboard and explaining the basics of golf to a senior class. CUs of students and MS of Crampton as he talks to them. VS of Crampton with the students in the school grounds instructing them on hitting a ball. CUs of Crampton adjusting one boy's grip on the golf club and CUs of other students watching then VS of female student being instructed. Girl on golf course hitting ball.
Access No. 139335 | 1 min 19 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS golf course and high angle shot of couple walking with instructor. Slow zoom out from professional golfer hitting ball in tournament. Ws crowds gathered around golfers in competition. MS Bruce Devlin hitting ball into hole. High angle shot over spectators clapping . MS Peter Thompson then GS Stan Peach competing. GS announcer with broadcasting pack on back holding microphone. GS Kel Maygoff competing.
Access No. 139336 | 1 min 38 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS over golf tournament and zoom out from American player Bert Gentsy competing in the Wills Master with cigarette hanging from his mouth. WS men changing scoreboard. VS Roberto De Vicenzo from Argentina competing with WS of the crowds following him around the golf course, to sand pit and clapping at the completion of his game. WS man changing score on large scoreboard.
Access No. 139337 | 1 min 17 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
GS man hitting ball into hole then walking past camera. WS crowds leaving at end of tournament.
Access No. 139338 | 23 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |