Title Details

Australian Scene, The

Australia as seen through the eyes of two Philippino Colombo Plan Fellows who made this film as their thesis at the end of a period of training in film-making in this country
Year : 1964 | Total Duration : 19 Minutes | Producer : John Martin-Jones
Director : V Natividad |
Qantas plane landing, Kingsford-Smith Airport, passengers crossing tarmac. WS Sydney Harbour Bridge looking east. Tilt down Bridge, LS city, VS freeways, CBD. Philippino scholar at All Nations Club. Television aerials, AWA tower, newsreel neon sign. Man collecting mail from counter. Map comparing Australia in size to other countries. Traveller warning sign, arid and desert landscapes, irrigation sprinklers, crops. High pan Alice Springs. High pan Melbourne, Yarra River, GS city, suburbs buildings, tram. Children feeding ducks, Myer Music Bowl performance. Adelaide from Mount Lofty, telescope, city, traffic, park, statue. Perth, park, beach on Swan River, CBD buildings, bridge. Ship at Fremantle, passengers disembarking. VS Canberra, Parliament House, Philippine Embassy, high pan over Canberra, city buildings, Ethos sculpture.
Access No. 40640 | 7 mins 35 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
University buildings, Australian Academy of Science building, Australian National University, sculpture. Primary school class, Indigenous student. School high jump, football, swimming lesson, football training. Queue in rain, Australian Rules football match, aerial over stadium. Horse race. Aerial over industrial complex, steel works, VS oil rig, mechanised coal digging, coal on train, bulk loading into ship. Harvesting wheat, high pan country town, apple picking. Cattle and stockmen, merino sheep, sheep dogs, shearing, wool bales. Aerial over traffic, pedestrians. Ore train with trucks, sugar on goods train, passenger train, lounge and dining car, conductor. High shot traffic and roads around North Sydney. Ship building, welding, worker wiping brow. Aircraft control tower, TAA plane taxiing, planes on tarmac. Couple looking at holiday travel posters, WS ski slopes, skiing, ski fashion, ski lift.
Access No. 40641 | 7 mins 8 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
WS Bondi Beach, surfing, Circular Quay, ferry wharf sign, passengers boarding ferry. Ferry, yachts. Welcome to Surfers Paradise sign, young women down street, hotel resort complex, couple and people by pool, beach with lifeguard on tower. Feeding dolphins at Sea World. High pan across beach and lookout. Man at office desk. Soldiers on personnel carriers, marching, radar dish, RAAF fighter planes take off. Navy ships at sea. VS Sydney University and students.
Access No. 148566 | 3 mins 51 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |