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Cinesound Review No.364

Australia, 1938 (MIFF 1991, Retropsective)

This edition of Australia's weekly newsreels from October 1938 features Federal Treasurer Casey discussing national insurance, the wedding of a "member of Melbourne's popular social set", Geelong's Centenary celebrations, The Caulfield Cup and middleweight boxing footage.

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