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Gateway to a City

Australia, 1962 (MIFF 1962)

Director: R. Johnston

The brief history of Sydney's slummy waterfront, The Rocks, and a plan for its redevelopment. First Prize, Public Relations Section, "for its imaginative use of film in advancing the sponsor's proposals".

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