FILM AUSTRALIA COLLECTION

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Glimpses of South Australia

A look at Adelaide and other scenic spots in South Australia.
Year : 1930 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes |
Men at arched gum tree bearing South Australia's proclamation in 1836, CU to proclamation. Statue of Colonel William Light. High WS over Adelaide of city. VS city streets, trams and pedestrians in King William St. Statue to John McDougall Stuart in Victoria Square and WS busy Rundle St. WS Government House and State War Memorial. High shot over cultural institutions on North terrace including University, Conservatorium of Music, Art Gallery. WS St Peters Public School, Prince Alfred College and Central Railway Station. GS Torrens Lake, black swans on lake and monument to Sir Ross Smith in surrounding gardens. WS St Peters Cathedral and Garden of Memory. VS Botanic Gardens, visitors at rose beds, woman picking roses from garden in front of suburban bungalow.
Access No. 123643 | 3 mins 57 secs | 1930s | SA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Train through countryside towards Mount Lofty and views POV train of stately homes and gardens. Car through Adelaide Hills and visitors to Waterfall Gully with waterfall and lake. Tourists and scenics around Morialta Gorge. Men in full bathing suits at Glenelg Beach. WS Encounter Bay and Victor Harbour. Boy being carried ashore to Kangaroo Island, group lying on shore next to nesting cormorants, cormorants in nests and taking flight en masse. Boat sailing towards camera, WS people fishing from boat on hand lines. GS vineyard, CU grape picking. WS wheat belt, VS harvesters on wheat crop.
Access No. 150254 | 3 mins 57 secs | 1930s | SA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Drover and dogs rounding up sheep. High angle pan over Murray River, paddle steamer Mannum, track from water of banks. VS irrigated orchards, fruit pickers picking citrus fruit. WS Mount Gambier and volcanic Blue Lake, VS lakes, forests and cars traversing.
Access No. 150255 | 1 min 46 secs | 1930s | SA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |