Title Details


A post World War Two propaganda film warning of the threat to Australian democracy posed by the communist menace.
Year : 1952 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Arc de Triomphe France, German soldiers through streets of Paris, crowds on pavement watch and weep, German Nazi flag with swastika, distressed crowds watch German soldiers marching, German soldiers from seen from behind with Eiffel Tower in background, damaged buildings and refugees of war in Paris. Low angle shot of Adolf Hitler with Eiffel Tower in background.
Access No. 40993 | 44 secs | 1940s | Paris, France | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Ticker tape parade, flag waving crowd, float in parade, balloons falling
Access No. 40994 | 24 secs | 1940s | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Aerials of Manhattan, New York, Paris and Arc de Triomphe, London and Tower Bridge, Sydney and Circular Quay
Access No. 40995 | 12 secs | 1950s | Paris, France, New York, USA, London, UK, Sydney, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Industrial complex, white smoke belching from chimneys, large flock of sheep and herd of cattle, wheat blowing in wind, good pedestrian street shots, church roofs and spire, church, car down street, people relaxing in Hyde Park, lying ongrass, feeding pigeons, man buys paper paperman, selling papers. Newspaper sheet for Sunday Sun ÒGovernment out quiet votingÓ (1952)
Access No. 40996 | 50 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Stonemason at work, cutting and laying slabs of stone, CU man wearing industrial safety goggles while welding, men working in industry, farmer driving tractor, men working on land, lifting hessian bags onto cart, stockman on horse, church with bell tower and spire (1952)
Access No. 40997 | 20 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Josef Stalin on building balcony inspecting military parade, marching troops, Marshal Semen Budenny, tanks and troops on motor bikes through streets (1952)
Access No. 40998 | 30 secs | 1950s | Moscow, Russia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Row of men cultivating ground, slavery, enforced labour, poverty, mainly women and children with no shoes, poorly dressed and crying , small child crying and being comforted by other small children, old woman working in large group sewing,old woman in head scarf threading needle (1952)
Access No. 40999 | 40 secs | 1950s | Russia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Street marchers and riots with large crowd, war torn streets and burning buildings, injured people, bodies on streets, large crowd pushing, bombed buildings, fire leaping from windows, injured people, dead people lying in streets, bodies wrapped in sheets
Access No. 41000 | 32 secs | 1940s | Russia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Crowds, demonstrating, police trying to keep control, globe of the world, soldiers marching, troops, soldiers riding on tanks, warfare shots, and jungle action, troops through the jungle (possibly Malaya). Soldiers capturing prisoner and finding flag with hammer and sickle, rice field, rubber collection in Malaysia, copra collection in New Guinea (1952)
Access No. 41001 | 1 min 32 secs | 1950s | Australia & Asia Pacific | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Large oil storage facility, buildings, industry, foundrey, beach scenes, good ws, surf boat, horse race, huge crowd h/a, football game, crowd straining to look at game, (1952)
Access No. 41002 | 32 secs | 1950s | Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
War ship at sea, ground to air shot of planes, air to air shot of planes, soldiers in training, explosion, hands into store of grain, high angle shot of huge crowd, closer shot of crowd of Asian people begging, Indian merchants with loaded cart pulled by camel and bullock,VS of people from Pakistan and Indonesia carrying possessions, children, general scenes of poverty.
Access No. 41003 | 45 secs | 1950s | Asia Pacific | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Russian section of Germany, youth marching through streets, holding up hammer and sickle, march by young Australians with banners and slogans supporting communism, Youth Peace rally. Soldiers march, soldiers departing on ship with streamers at wharf, soldiers on deck, CU of women weeping and crying and waving good-bye, German soldiers marching under Arc de Triomphe and distressed victims of war in Paris
Access No. 41005 | 1 min 10 secs | 1940s | Europe & Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |