Title Details

Bells of Remembrance

A film made to encourage Australians to rebuild Australia's economy after the Second World War.
Year : 1946 | Total Duration : 4 Minutes |
St. Paul's Cathedral London, Westminster Abbey, St Peter's Rome?, Notre Dame Paris. Huge crowds in London celebrating victory at end of war . Aerials of damaged city (occupied France?) devastation and European refugees fleeing. Some refugees greeting each other, some casualties. Men going through rubble . WWII
Access No. 40691 | 1 min 20 secs | 1940s | London, UK, Europe | © NFSA | B&W |
Australian soldiers boarding ship. Women working on aircraft and with munitions. Wreaths in Europe and USA. Veterans in civilian clothes (some with amputated limbs) marching in Martin Place Sydney. Various battle shots including CU machine gun firing, Pacific action in jungle. Aircraft overhead, bombing at sea. Women in factories, miner, shearers, wheat harvesting. Troops wave from train on return. Happy greeting scenes. WWII
Access No. 40692 | 1 min 30 secs | 1940s | Sydney, Pacific | © NFSA | B&W |