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Melbourne on Film Program 1

Would a James A. Fitpatrick travelogue today see Melbourne today as it was in 1959? ... Directed by Darryl Wardle (1959) ... Read more
It's early morning in Melbourne, and crowds of workers arrive, piling into the city by train and tram. During the day the streets are packed with people who dispose of rubbish without thought, necessitating an army of cleaners to keep the city clean. Day and night the cleaning goes on, in the early ... Read more
Part of the Life in Australia series, produced by The Australian Commonwealth Film Unit, this short takes us throught the streets of mid-60s Melbourne, from the roar of the MCG to CBD nightlife. ... Directed by Douglas White (1966) ... Read more
A humorous look at Melbourne, directed by Richard Mason (1954). ... You can read more about this film in Senses of Cinema. ... Read more
An experiment in the creative use of colour visuals, natural sound and dialogue commentary, this film shows the loneliness of the aimless wanderers in the city streets contrasted with those who have companionship on their Sunday. ... Directed by Gil Brealey (1958) ... Read more
Architects, administrators, interior designers, construction workers and others associated with the construction of the Melbourne Concert Hall are interviewed about the iconic Melbourne landmark. Shows segments from performances by Jackie Love, Cleo Laine, Sylvio Gualdo, Karen Knowles, London Early ... Read more
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