Title Details

Anzac - A Nation's Heritage

Anzac - A Nation's Heritage was made in 1965 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the landing of ANZAC troops at Gallipoli - 25 April, 1915.
Year : 1965 | Total Duration : 26 Minutes | Producer : Frank Bagnall
Director : Don Murray |
Cinematographer Leo Elia with other film crew members filming at Quinn's Post Cemetery, ANZAC . Crew filming on or around Anzac Cove in Turkey. Cameraman Leo Elia is accompanied by Producer Frank Bagnall, Director Don Murray and Sound recordist Gordon Wraxall. L-R: Cinematographer Leo Elia, Sound recordist Gordon Wraxall and Director Don Murray, filming a child feeding pigeons. L-R: Sound recordist Gordon Wraxall, Cinematographer Leo Elia and Director Don Murray, filming memorial statues in Turkey. Possibly the War Memorial at Cape Helles. L-R: Sound recordist Gordon Wraxall, Director Don Murray and Cinematographer Leo Elia, filming traffic passing under Valens Aquaduct.
Performing bear on a chain, surrounded by onlookers.
WWI. - civilians march after enlisting in the AIF, stills of new recruits in training camp, men in uniform marching, Australian Light Horse parade, soldiers embarking on transport ship, HMAS Sydney in Sydney Harbour (taken from HMAS Melbourne), VS transport ships at sea, men onboard, marching around deck, ships at sea in convoy
Access No. 123181 | 2 mins 15 secs | 1910s | Sydney, NSW, Australia, Fremantle, WA | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
WWI - troops at the pyramids in Egypt (Mena Camp), climbing on the Sphinx, bugler at Men Camp, men eating in camp & posing for photos, men on camels near the Sphinx, ms men on camels in Cairo, men play with donkey's ears, VS artillery wagon, Light Horse through sand dunes, AIF, Artillery being towed by horses, Australian Light Horse. WWI
Access No. 124695 | 1 min 27 secs | 1910s | Cairo,Egypt | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
WWI - Map of Turkish Empire, contemporary footage of Turkish farmer with sheep, bullocks help plough the soil, HA Gaba Tepe at Gallipoli, HA Anzac Cove,
Access No. 124696 | 1 min 29 secs | 1910s | Gallipoli, Turkey | © NFSA | Colour |
VS Painting of attack on the British Fleet in the Dardanelles March 1915 WWI. RAN
Access No. 124697 | 58 secs | 1910s | Dardanelles, Turkey | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | Colour |
Map of the Narrows at the entrance to the Dardanelles in relation to Anzac Cove, Re-enactment - battle ships steaming at sea, VS re-enactment of the landing at Gallipoli (April 25th, 1915), boats to shore, WS Gallipoli coast, MS Turkish soldier in trench, ANZAC soldiers in boats, Turks in dugout firing machine guns at allied soldiers as they land on the beach at Anzac Cove, VS ensuing battle as allies advance up the hillside WWI
Access No. 124698 | 2 mins 24 secs | 1910s | Gallipoli, Turkey | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Newspaper headlines on the landing of Australian troops at Gallipoli WWI
Access No. 124699 | 6 secs | 1910s | Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Contemporary Footage - LS The Narrows as seen from inland at Gallipoli, WS town on coast, VS pretzel vendor in town, ship tethered, POV through town from horse drawn carriage, VS street scenes, HA Istanbul (Constantinople), WS Istanbul from the sea, minaret of the Blue Mosque, WS Blue Mosque, VS Christian mosaic, HA Mosque, VS street scenes in Istanbul, pelican, HA view of The Narrows from Gallipoli WWI
Access No. 124700 | 2 mins 22 secs | 1980s | Gallipoli, Istanbul, Dardanelles, Turkey | © NFSA | Colour |
B&W still photograph of painting of beach head at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, VS still photographs of dugouts & trenches at Gallipoli, men pose in trench, WS tents on hillside WWI
Access No. 124701 | 57 secs | 1910s | Gallipoli, Turkey | © Australian War Memorial | B&W |
Contemporary Footage - hillside, pan to war memorial at Gallipoli, HA countryside, cu inscription on memorial - ÒQuinn's PostÓ, VS men tending graves in cemetery, VS memorial, inscription reads ÒIn Honour of the soldiers of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force 8th August, 1915 From the Uttermost Ends of the EarthÓ, HA countryside with memorial in distance, CU inscription ÒLone PineÓ, VS cemetery, gravestones. inscription ÒThe NekÓ, Pan scrub on hillside, LA hillside above Gallipoli ÒThe SphinxÓ, VS hillside, WS view of Gallipoli from the sea, WWI
Access No. 124702 | 2 mins 29 secs | 1980s | Gallipoli, Turkey | © NFSA | B&W |
Contemporary Footage - ruins of Troy , stone walls, statues, amphitheatre, cemetery at Gallipoli, Troy Statue, VS statues of soldiers at memorial, War Veterans in civilian clothes stand at attention ( old men now), Pan down memorial at Gallipoli, inscription reads ÒTheir Name Liveth For EvermoreÓ - Closing Credits WWI
Access No. 124703 | 2 mins 42 secs | 1910s | Troy, Gallipoli, Turkey | © NFSA | B&W |