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This is the A.B.C.

Australia, 1955 (MIFF 1955, Programme 1)

Director: Shan Benson

A comprehensive survey of the many services provided by the Australian Broadcasting Commission to its local and overseas listeners, presented in the form of a tour of a typical day's activities both inside and outside the broadcasting studios.

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