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Canberra Attractions

A montage of highlights of Canberra for visitors to the Royal Australian Mint, sponsored by the National Capital Attractions Association.
Year : 1989 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes |
Director : Matt Scully |
WS of stadium and running track of the Australian Institute of Sport. CU swimmers doing laps seen from underwater. GS swimmer seen from side of pool. GS water polo. Zoom in to Stadium sign at the AIS. VS people looking at wall displays at the Australia Post Philatelic Exhibition. WS mountain scenery and kangaroos in park. Circling tilt to canopy of eucalyptus trees at Australian National Botanic Gardens. GS juvenile Crimson Rosella perched on bracken. GS couple walking through forest.
Access No. 146111 | 54 secs | 1980s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS exterior of Australian National Gallery. GS bronze sculpture "Floating Figure" by Gaston Lachaise rising above water feature in sculpture garden. WS exterior of Australian War Memorial and quick sot of sculpture. Interior shot of people looking at war aircraft exhibit. WS fountain in front of National Science and Technology Centre and VS of children looking at interactive exhibits. WS satellite dish at Canberra Deep Space Tracking Station. WS of several dishes in late afternoon light with cattle grazing in foreground.
Access No. 146112 | 28 secs | 1980s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS High Court of Australia seen across water. WS of people approaching the building. WS National Capital Planning Exhibition building. WS Captain Cook fountain in Lake Burley Griffin with LS to National Library. Tilt down to CU of globe sculpture at Regatta Point on edge of lake. WS National Film And Sound Archive building. Interior shots of theatrette and people wandering around exhibits. Track past exhibits for the National Museum of Australia and track over model of proposed complex. WS of National Library of Australia seen across water and pan of interior display room with stained glass windows.
Access No. 146113 | 42 secs | 1980s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |
WS Royal Australian Mint. CUs of coins being minted. WS historic Lanyon Homestead and GS visitors looking around interiors. WS Telecom Tower and hot air balloon hover in sky next to it. Tilted pan from clouds in sky to view from ground to top of tower. WS Old Parliament House with structure of the new Parliament House behind. MS young boy looking through telescope high over Canberra and pan across to elevated view over Lake Burley Griffin and Canberra and surrounds.
Access No. 146114 | 45 secs | 1980s | Canberra, ACT, Australia | © NFSA | Colour |