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South of the Stirlings

Tourist and historical attractions of Albany and the surrounding districts.
Episode : 4 | Year : 1961 | Total Duration : 14 Minutes | Producer : Eric Thompson
Director : Dennis Hill |
WS Stirling Range, car along road. Men walking bush track, mountains in background. WS and CU Swamp Bottlebrush bush. Tourists past Balancing Rock at Porongurup Ranges and climbing ladder to higher peaks. WS people on huge rocks. VS Mt Barker orchards, apple trees, fruit pickers. GS grazier, sheep, wheat harvesting. High shot over Albany, VS busy street scenes, shops, houses. WS Albany harbour. VS war memorial and views to harbour and coastline. Wave warning sign, LS people on high cliffs, tilt down to waves crashing in inlet. Car over bridge of Denmark River, boats, children playing. VS families on Denmark beach. Car turning at Valley of Giants sign, GS couple and toddler through giant karri and tingle forest, car parked in base of huge tingle tree. VS Emu Point caravan park, beaches, boating, horse riding.
Access No. 148223 | 5 mins 18 secs | 1960s | WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
VS garden with animal sculptures of local natural material. Small plane taking off from Albany airport. VS cockpit, aerial over Albany, coastline, pilot reporting shoals of salmon over radio, aerials over fish. Fisherman on land with binoculars, dragging net full of fish and loading into truck. VS sailing on Princess Royal Harbour. CU landmark memorial. VS historic buildings "The Residency", the old jail, Albany Town Hall. VS wool sale, auction, vigourous bidding, CUs gavel, ledgers. WS wool store, CUs stencilled bales, quality testing fleece. Truck arriving at mills, VS spools of coloured yarns, VS mechanised weaving. VS tartan. Women in finishing room embroidering baby blankets, wrapping blankets. GS sheep in yard, meat hanging in abattoir, export meat being packed. Boxes on Albany wharf, produce onto ship. WS wheat silos, VS grain on shute. GS superphosphate works; industrial buildings exteriors and interior activities. Superphosphate being transported on truck.
Access No. 148520 | 8 mins 37 secs | 1960s | Albany, WA, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |