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Viewpoint on Perth

The city of Perth, Western Australia, as seen through the eyes of European migrants.
Year : 1975 | Total Duration : 17 Minutes | Producer : Don Murray
Director : Curtis Levy, Brian Woods |
Good CU of rippling water. Close shot of sailing boats moored on Swan River in dark purple light , row of masts with Perth city skyline in B/G. Early morning street scenes in Perth with man hosing down footpath, garbage truck down street, buildings silhouetted against a sunrise sky, traffic
Access No. 8160 | 1 min 10 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerials of Perth city in morning light and Swan River. HA over expressway / freeway interchange. Close aerial over city buildings and cityscape.
Access No. 8171 | 40 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
MS of pedestrians toward camera, busy street. Man leaving for work in morning, kisses wife goodbye and takes off on bicycle. Long hair and 1970's fashion. Low angle LS of cars and cyclist coming over hill towards camera. Sign Neil Page & Co Printers - WA Timetables. Commuters at bus interchange and boy alights from car and walks to school
Access No. 8172 | 1 min 9 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Well dressed middle aged migrant woman leaves home. VS suburban houses. Brass band playing in open air shopping mall. MS of conductor. VS of general street activity. MS of old woman in unusual hat. CU on sign for Ye London Court and Win Smits Philatelist. VS of ornate lamps and decorations in shopping arcade. CUs of Tudor style architecture. HA shot of Tudor style arcade. VS Perth shopping precinct. Silhouette of a weather vane. VS of shopping precinct
Access No. 8186 | 2 mins 18 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Two men in discussion, one young and with long hair, the other an older man Middle aged man in glasses. Man working with printing press. CU shots of press at work.
Access No. 8212 | 1 min 17 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
VS of tyre factory with stores of large tractor tyres in yard. VS of new tractors and road graders. VS of different factory sites
Access No. 8222 | 36 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Busy school playground scenes and VS of schools. VS of grounds of University of Western Australia and students with armfuls of books. CU on couple holding hands. VS facade of the university. John Forrest Senior High School
Access No. 8226 | 1 min 12 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
HA over Perth skyline then pull back to VS of open cut mining. Rural shot of cattle grazing under trees, windmill and water tank with open cut mine in B/G
Access No. 8242 | 33 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Perth beach, flock of seagulls on sand, boy walking carrying surf board under his arm. MS of man in water to his waist putting on face mask for snorkelling. VS of man snorkelling and diving under water. Group of four surfers walking along beach with surfboards. General beach scenes. Young girls in bikinis sunbaking. VS people in surf, small waves
Access No. 8247 | 42 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Man in bike race leaning over handle bars in a riding position. Close shot towards camera. Good CUs of feet peddling bicycle and hands on handle bars. VS of road race. MS of young girl serving in tennis. Boy on a BMX motorised scooter. Young rider mounts horse. VS community swimming pool. VS girls playing hockey.
Access No. 8257 | 39 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Perth skyline seen from Kings Park. VS of Kings Park. Good manicured gardens and parklands, rustic timber playground, little boy drinking from water bubbler. Little boy on chain ladder in playground. Floral clock.
Access No. 8267 | 50 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Old ivy covered suburban house in Perth. WS, CU section and front door. Mt Newman Cloisters Square. Alhambra Bars. Pan up old building, Palace Hotel.
Access No. 8280 | 28 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerial over Fremantle port area and sea. Two men fishing off rocks. Seagulls on wharf. Low angle shot of lighthouse. Close shot of large freight container ships and deep sea fishing boats moored in dock. Rottnest Island Hydroplane.
Access No. 8285 | 54 secs | 1970s | Fremantle, Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
LS Rottnest Island street. Tourists hiring bicycles at Rottnest General Store. Drinking beer at outdoor bar. VS of young girls and couples.
Access No. 8297 | 25 secs | 1970s | Rottnest Island , WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Good CU shots of a Quokka
Access No. 8303 | 8 secs | 1970s | Rottnest Island, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Scenic view on Rottnest Island. Sandhill in FG, green grass, then water ways winding through grassy areas. Horse riders on beach
Access No. 8304 | 19 secs | 1970s | Rottnest, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Orange sky with large white yellow sun showing tall building with crane on top in silhouette. Silhouette of sailing boats moored and masts against sunset sky
Access No. 8307 | 15 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Good shots of factory buildings, cranes and power poles in silhouette against orange sunset sky. Rippling water in a red sunset light
Access No. 8309 | 49 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Tavern or Bar at night. Very crowded with people seated at tables and on floor listening to man who is playing guitar. Everybody claps. Room is very dimly lit with yellow light. Neon signs at night for Grand Theatre, Sheraton hotel. Good shot of couple dining in restaurant. Man wearing suit, formal dining situation. Sign for La Pergola Restaurant, Bouzoukia with men dancing Greek dance to Zorba the Greek music. VS night life in Perth.
Access No. 8316 | 1 min 58 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Looking down Perth street at night with car light and neon signs. Sunset sky in pink and blue colours. Train passes.
Access No. 8336 | 32 secs | 1970s | Perth, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |