FILM AUSTRALIA COLLECTION

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HNL 1043: Various 1900s-1920s Footage

HAS Hordern Brothers shop and people in street. HAS Sydney Harbour. People getting onto ferry and onboard ferry , man reading newspaper. HAS very crowded promenade at Manly.
Access No. 122901 | 55 secs | 1900s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Five men in open topped car towards camera. Very busy road with packed cars and horse drawn carriages, train over bridge. HAS Many cars on the way to the races? Open sided trams, one to Northcote.
Access No. 122902 | 41 secs | 1910s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Huge fire on harbour of the wool stores at Kirribilli, December 1921. Water sprayed from boats.
Access No. 122903 | 13 secs | 1920s | Kirribilli, Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Different aircraft at air field, some biplanes
Access No. 122904 | 18 secs | 1920s | Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Individual women walk to camera over rocks at beach, in swimsuits, one in sun hat, one in swim hat. Brief shot male and female lifesavers standing by Queenscliff surf boat.
Access No. 122905 | 17 secs | 1920s | Queenscliff, Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
VS people at the races.
Access No. 122906 | 23 secs | 1910s | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Open grassy field, man with cigar standing with others, pan hillside with scattered trees. Industrial site exterior, interior large piece of machinery being lifted
Access No. 122907 | 43 secs | 1910s | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Propeller driven biplane taxiing across field and taking off. Caption ÒLae to Edie Creek with Ray PorterÓ. Aircraft by huts, indigenous people by plane. Brief aerial of bay. Crash site in trees. Australian? man coming out of gold mine with indigenous people, one pushing rail wagon. Men crouched over bowl, spooning substance into bag.
Access No. 122908 | 55 secs | 1920s | Papua New Guinea | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Large number of people walking across air field. Vehicle ferry ÒMillaraÓcoming towards camera. VS across Sydney Harbour. Tall ship. Steam train draws into station, passengers get off. Several clergymen walk through crowds, some get into horse drawn carriage. HAS parade of cavalry, decorated cars, military and sailors marching. Australian Defence Force.
Access No. 122909 | 2 mins 4 secs | 1910s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Construction site. VS women displaying fashions on catwalk including fur coat, hats, swim wear, parasols.
Access No. 122910 | 46 secs | 1910s | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
VS from drama ÒLottie LyallÓ- Couple kissing and man dramatically departs. A man creeps up with knife on woman lying on grass, another woman approaches. One man bends and hangs whip around another's neck, two look on. Man and woman embrace.
Access No. 122911 | 29 secs | 1910s | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Good shot of 1920's dancing couples, men wearing dinner suits. One couple dance, band on podium behind.
Access No. 122912 | 33 secs | 1920s | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Large tree pulled along by team of six horses. Line of women holding boxes of flowers. Two shots of different women placing flower in men's buttonholes.
Access No. 122913 | 49 secs | 1910s | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |