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Gold Coast is Attraction for Sun Worshippers

A look at activities for holiday makers on the Gold Coast in the 1950s.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 83 | Year : 1955 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Rows of tents on Gold Coast headland. WS of Coolangatta. Surfers Paradise street with traffic. Exterior of motel with swimming pool and tourists. Recently built houses with residents playing quoits and hosing lawn. Tourists at bird sanctuary. Parakeets feed from bowls being held by a man and woman. Pelicans and seagulls on waters edge. Crowded pleasure cruiser sailing on water. WS of coastline. Crowded beach. Swimmers in surf. Demonstrations of the Hokey Pokey at Greenmount Beach with tourists participating. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40415 | 2 mins 55 secs | 1950s | Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |