Title Details

Australian Food Parade

Surveys Australia's fruit and cattle industries
Year : 1958 | Total Duration : 17 Minutes | Producer : Eric Thompson
Director : Malcolm Otton |
Grand Parade in main arena of Sydney Royal Agricultural Society show ground, Sydney Royal Easter Show.
Grand Parade at Sydney Royal Agricultural Society Sydney Royal Easter Show, Lawrence Young. Crowds at show, Exhibition Hall, horses and cattle with ribbons around Grand Parade, crowds seated and eating, crying baby in pram. Woman leading horse for dressage competition. Colonel Cater and Colonel Williams as show jumping judges. Hand out ribbons to winner, show jumping, judging dairy cattle, Australian Illawarra Shorthorn cattle. Rural farmland on South Coast NSW, cattle grazing, Jersey cows, cattle in pens, farmers, Officer of State Agriculture Department giving talk on breeds. Water wheel, blossom trees in orchard, flowers and bees scientists doing research on cross pollinating, CSIRO, Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation, scientists in laboratories and hothouses. Car along country road, local livestock officer, William Lloyd discusses rural development, sheep, two lambs, sheep grazing, sale yards, farmers bidding, harvesting crops, stacking bundles. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 95651 | 8 mins 3 secs | 1950s | Sydney, NSW, Australia; Murrumbidgee River, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
Harvester in Mildura vineyards, Mildura street, paddle steamer on Murray River. Family group at home, kitchen, family at dining table, fruit platter and wine, home of William Chaffey. Mildura, houseboats on Murray River, families picnic on river edge, water skiing, children swimming with dog. Grape picking, fruit pickers harvesting grapes, grapes drying on racks, wooden packing boxes. NSW Southern Tablelands apple and pear orchards at Batlow, packing apples in wooden crates. Red apples on conveyor belt, workers wrapping apples in tissue pape. Conveyor belt of pineapples, workers picking pineapples. Cattle grazing in paddock, Hereford , Poll Hereford, Aberdeen Angus, Shorthorns, cattle being prepared for showing, farmers leading cattle into pens, cattle lined up for judging at show, awarding ribbons, man inspecting beef on hooks at abattoirs. Royal Agricultural Show. Hall of District Exhibits, display of farm produce, man brushing cow, woodchopping, Grand Parade. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 95694 | 9 mins 49 secs | 1950s | Mildura, Vic, Australia; Batlow, NSW, Australia; Qld, Australia; Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |