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Blue Ice

Australia, 1954 (MIFF 1955, The Local Scene)

A record of the 1953-54 Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition which relieved the scientific stations at Macquarie and Heard Islands and established a new station at Mawson, MacRobertson Land, in Australian Antarctic Territory.

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Emergency Bridge - Hutt Gully

During the winter of 1954, twelve inches rain in twenty-four hours caused extensive flooding and a washaway 110ft. long and 30ft. deep at Hutt Gully on the Great Ocean Road. This film is a record of ... More »

The Hungry Miles

This is the second production of this newlyformed film unit. Their previous film, Pensions for Veterans, was screened last year at the Festival. The present film is a dramatic presentation of the ... More »

The Coal Miner

Life among miners on Australian coalfields. The mines have been mechanised, increasing production and improving conditions. ... More »

Progress in Kojokrom

Intended primarily for local exhibition in African communities, this simple object lesson tells in story form how a local council works, how it can help the people of a small township, even though ... More »

Introducing E. V. B. Sampson

The Independent Country party candidate for Wollondilly has a few words to the Australian public. ... More »

Melbourne Wedding Belle

A humorous look at Melbourne, directed by Richard Mason (1954). ... You can read more about this film in Senses of Cinema. ... More »

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