Title Details

Bring Out a Briton - (Long Version)

An appeal for public assistance in an immigration campaign to ÒBring Out a BritonÓ.
Year : 1957 | Total Duration : 5.5 Minutes | Producer : Stanley Hawes
Director : Lee Robinson |
Studio film set with lighting and crew. Chips Rafferty addresses the audience about British migration to Australia and the need for community support through the Bring Out a Briton Campaign. Committees set up to provide the necessary support to the newly arrived British. An inaugural meeting takes place in a country town with representatives from various groups including the Country Women's Association, CWA, Local Daily, Returned Soldiers League , RSL, Good Neighbour Council and APEX.
Access No. 123788 | 2 mins 10 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Mayor, Clive Campbell introduces Commonwealth Minister for Immigration, Athol Townley who talks about British migrants. Audience listening intently. Three men talking alongside parked car in country street. Two men at service station. Resident of country town Mr Andy Hepburn on front lawn of his house with Bring Out a Briton Committee member. He is able to accommodate a British family. Ship pulling up alongside dock. British migrants arriving in Australia walk down gang planks (Royal Mail Line of Steamers and Orient Line)
Access No. 123789 | 2 mins 16 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Chips Rafferty leaning on white picket fence introduces British migrant families recently arrived in Australia. Husband and wife holding puppy in front garden of their home. Mother says good bye to her two children as they leave for school and children. Chips Rafferty to camera - ÒThese are the people we want..Ó. Title - ÒForm a committee in your district and Bring out a BritonÓ.
Access No. 123894 | 1 min 10 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |