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Glimpses of South Australia

 Collection
Identifier: Film Collection no. 10

Scope and Contents

This introduction to Adelaide, South Australia, and its environs was produced by the Australian government to entice travelers to the area. The film begins with a survey of this beautiful modern city including government buildings, wide boulevards, war memorials, the North Terrace (a cultural center with a museum, a college and a conservatory of music), a railroad station, churches, parks and botanical gardens. View of the surrounding areas follows: landscapes of hilly terrain, waterfalls, rivers, beaches, vineyards and wheat fields. In the Gulf of St. Vincent, fishing and pleasure boats cruise the waters and large flocks of cormorants gather on the islands.

Dates

  • between 1920 and 1939

Language of Materials

English

Extent

1 Film Reel (11 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm.

1 Videocassette (U-Matic (11 minutes)) : sound, black and white ; 3/4 in.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

3/4 in., U-Matic, viewing copy

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Original format: 16 mm. print.

General

Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, producer.

Title
Glimpses of South Australia, between 1920 and 1939
Author
Iris Lee
Date
2018
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

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