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After Cook

A survey of everyday life throughout Australia, emphasising the outdoor and rural element contrasted with modern urban living and culture.
Year : 1969 | Total Duration : 49 Minutes | Producer : Malcolm Otton
Director : Don Murray |
Ballerina practising in front of mirror in dance studio. Ballet class in dance studio. Ballet dancers in dance studio. Conductor, Chris Nicolls in recording studio. Film crew shooting motorcyclist on a race track.
Interior TAB (Totaliser Agency Board) computer room with women at terminals wearing headphones. Motorcyclists on a race track. Three men working on the stock exchange. Three musicians, Don Burrows (middle), on saxaphone recording music for After Cook.
Sunset on water ripples, white sun in red sky, early morning market area, CUs on man drinking from mug, market seller, emptying garbage cans, delivering paper from open truck, delivering milk, street washing, traffic including taxi, policeman on horseback directing traffic. Bridge toll gate collection, Sydney skyline, people in street, people off ferry. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40529 | 2 mins 41 secs | 1960s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Men working in steel works, men working in car manufacture, women working in clothing manufacture. Department store with Christmas decorations, crowd on shop escalator, Father Christmas and child, VS people looking at merchandise, VS people buying fruit and vegetable. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40531 | 2 mins 49 secs | 1960s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
VS men yelling in the stock exchange, people sitting in the park, people in street, outdoor market, outdoor celebration, people drinking champagne, singer, crowd at blessing of the fleet in Farm Cove, protest march vote for 18 year olds, street parade with floats, marching girls, clown on stilts, crowd watching, ANZAC Day march Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40533 | 4 mins 2 secs | 1960s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerials Sydney, city, good aerials suburbs with suburban blocks laid out and red roofs, GS high rise flats, terrace houses, travelling shot of suburban houses, brick and weatherboard. Two young boys and father working in front yard, man painting house, cleaning car in from garden, father and lawn mower, little boy and lawn mower, Cement poured from truck, two men and little boy with trowel level out concrete slab. Washing on clothes line, pan to above ground pool, children in water, family play cricket at picnic, child on swing with parents. Woman holds baby. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40534 | 3 mins 24 secs | 1960s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Club, CU on poker machines, people at tables smoking cigarettes and drinking beer. High rise apartments, traffic on Military Road Mosman, surf boards on car roof, traffic at beach, crowded beach, tractor pulls boat into water, sail boats launched, busy marina, busy harbour sail race, start of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, spectator craft, ferry. People with kangaroo, children playing football, crowd at Australian Rules football wave streamers, adult football, baseball, girls netball. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40537 | 2 mins 46 secs | 1960s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Elderly man taking photograph, VS girls in bikinis on beach, WS of crowded beach, small child and parents on watersedge, VS of people swimming, boy on surffloat. Beach pan to bushfire, fire truck, fire fighting near houses, women in hair rollers watching fire near house, thick smoke & high winds, firefighters at work, loading clothes into car for evacuation, volunteers drive off in truck to fight the fire. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40540 | 2 mins 42 secs | 1960s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerial outback desert, aerial showing cultivated farms, Two men and woman in outback drovers camp, woman doing washing, man on horse, sheep and sheep dog, INT shearing shed, VS shearers at work, wool classed, truck loaded with wool bales. Old country Warrego hotel, interior bar, men drinking beer, mainly men in the bar. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40542 | 5 mins 3 secs | 1960s | Warrego, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Aerial township. Car along dirt road, truck, Picnic race meeting, crowds, bookies, horses in starting gate, one refuses to go in, race spectators, horse into gate and racing on dirt track, horses, light aircraft taxies, combine harvester drives into car park, VS side show, boxing troupe, Go Carts, trotting, horse bolts with sulky dragging on it's side, sideshow, women in skimpy costumes, fashion parade outdoor on back of truck, country social dance, live band, The Fabulous Four. Cattle in yard, Cane cutting by hand, sheep auction, show horses, grape picking, cattle branding , people dancing at country dance Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40543 | 6 mins 19 secs | 1960s | NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
NSW Country Women's Association meeting in house. Leader of the meeting wears a Spanish headdress, having afternoon tea. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40546 | 2 mins 8 secs | 1960s | NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Pre school children, some Indigenous. Weilmoringle school and teacher in classroom. Children painting & playing, small girls dance in the background while small boys hammer real nails into wood using real hammers, adult ballet class, CU on ballerina's face. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40547 | 5 mins 44 secs | 1960s | Weilmoringle, NSW Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Rock band playing in dark venue and people dancing. man holding poster about army measurement VS of people at protest, speaker at microphone, VS of couple and young people. Good shots of hippy girl and other young people with 60's - 70's fashion. Good shot of singer with long sideburns. People off plane (touring musicians), crowd at airport terminal, girls crying & yelling, band drives off, band playing in club (1969) Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40548 | 2 mins 36 secs | 1960s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Conductor at youth orchestra rehearsal, VS performance, man playing French horn, VS of orchestra playing, school children in audience. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40549 | 1 min 59 secs | 1960s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Campervan on coastal bush road, teenager takes surf board from back, to beach carrying surfboards, good surfing shots but boards and clothes from 60's, diving from rocks, rock swimming, waves crashing on rocks, montage Australian faces,people and activities, man chopping tree, engineers in hard hats, man in top hat at races, crowd at outdoor sporting event drinking beer from stubbies, footballer smoking, women in cafe, MS jockey, man with hand on heart at Anzac service and wearing rosemary, small child eating, blowing bubbles, sunrise. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 40550 | 5 mins | 1960s | NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |