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Port of Melbourne

Australia, 1962 (MIFF 1962)

Director: J. Blackwood

The activities of the port at work under the vigiiant care of the Port Authorities. Second Prize, Public Relations Section, "for translating a port's activities into human and often poetic terms". Kodak Silver Medallion for best colour photography.

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