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FESTIVAL IN ADELAIDE

Australia, 1962 (MIFF 1963)

Director: M. Otton, L. Townsend, R. Mason, I. Dunlop

An entertaining and unified record of the wealth and variety of the programme presented at the 1962 Adelaide Festival. Australian Film Awards, Documentary Section, Silver Award "for polished and professional reporting of an occasion". Australian National Travel Association's Jedda Award for best travel film; Kodak Bronze Medallion for colour photography.

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