Title Details

Meeting Place, The

The people of the small South Australian town of Nuriootpa take a new approach to community living.
Year : 1948 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes |
Director : Catherine Duncan |
WS rural countryside, horses pulling cart through vineyards, people picking grapes, horse drawn plough, horse drawn cart in orchard, farmer picking fruit from trees, CU fruit picking from tree, farmer baling hay onto cart, large horse drawn cart full of hay, main street featuring corner chemist shop and horse drawn carts. Nuriootpa has community plan to encourage young people to stay in the country and provide amenities, libraries and community centres for the local people. Group of four councillors standing in street and talking
Access No. 23365 | 3 mins 1 sec | 1940s | Nuriootpa, Barossa Valley, SA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Two farmers standing by a post with child on bicycle, four country woman, three men meeting in chemist shop, WS of hotel, truck parked in front and horse drawn cart passes by, CU on sign of community hotel Vine Inn, interior of dining room of hotel and two women being served, WS of community co-operative store, interior of community store with people being served. CU of person doing accounts and rubber stamping receipts and placing them on spikes.
Access No. 23378 | 1 min 28 secs | 1940s | Nuriootpa, Barossa Valley, SA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Man enters door with sign on it Ă’Nuriootpa War-Memorial Community Center Inc. M. Dallwitz Sec. Meeting of local men to discuss the palns for a community centre. CU of town plan with proposed structures, CU of man digging with shovel, WS of several men digging, horse drawn plough passes, young boy racking dirt.
Access No. 23392 | 1 min 23 secs | 1940s | Nuriootpa, Barossa Valley, SA, Australia | © FilmAustralia | B&W |
VS of men in working bee erecting a post, welding, tying ropes, building equipment for new kindergarten, sanding furniture, model of proposed community centre, community bus, schoolchildren walking from bus to school, Barossa District Technical School. Interior shots of young boys and girls learning technical skills such as carpentry, VS of women taking sewing classes, discussion groups and group listening to filmed lectures from Adelaide University lecturers
Access No. 23399 | 2 mins 2 secs | 1940s | Nuriootpa, Barossa Valley, SA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Group of young children playing on climbing equipment in a kindergarten with female teacher supervising. Children sit at small tables and play with plasticine and other kindergarten equipment. CU of little boy hammering pegs
Access No. 23419 | 40 secs | 1940s | Nuriootpa, Barossa Valley, SA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Centennary Park tennis courts with tennis players, people entering Nuriootpa Youth Club at night, young girls in gymnastics class jumping over wooden horse. Cricket match in country setting, children's playground, slippery dips, merry-go-rounds, roundabout, children playing and spashing in public swimming pool, swimming lessons, good CUs of babies in pool, swimming races
Access No. 23426 | 1 min 20 secs | 1940s | Nuriootpa, Barossa Valley, SA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |