Title Details

Western Gateway

Looks at Perth, its church buildings, civic architecture, the university and King's Park.
Year : 1948 | Total Duration : 9.5 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Perth Foundation Day. Union Jack flag. Fremantle, harbour, Perth. Swan River. Map of Australia showing Perth, map of Scotland showing Perth. Barrack Street Foundation Stone. Timber box made from tree where landing took place. St George's Cathedral, Deanery, St Mary's Catholic Cathedral, Wesley Church, Christian Scientist Church, St Andrew's Presbyterian Church. St George's Terrace, traffic and pedestrians, trams, traffic policeman. Mail boy. Woman with baby. Young woman applying compact make up. Steam train. Aircraft landing. Town Hall, Government House and gardens, Parliament House, Industrial Court, Supreme Court. Flocks of sheep, tree falling. Orchard, woman picking apples by hand. Vegetables being picked. Cattle herding. Kalamundra, house where Royals stayed in 1927. Canning Dam. Kalgoorlie and gold mine.
Access No. 60463 | 5 mins 33 secs | 1940s | Perth, Fremantle, Swan River, Kalamundra, Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Water pipeline running between Perth and Kalgoorlie. Mundaring Weir. Young children in school eating fruit and drinking milk. Scots College, Perth, young men marching in kilts. Exterior University of Western Australia, students walking around and reading books on campus. Examination hall. People walking in park, man reading and woman with old pram with baby. Men's hockey, mixed doubles tennis, HAS rowing. Ascot horse racing including crowds, finish of race, betting. Australian Rules Football, netball, many tennis courts. People walking in Kings Park, views, ladies having photograph takes. Cars along road. Memorials. HAS city. Various houses exteriors and interior showing large family in lounge room. Couple walking in park. Sun set behind clouds.
Access No. 124811 | 3 mins 50 secs | 1940s | Perth, Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |