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'Le Patineur Grotesque', 1896

This silent black-and-white footage from a longer piece shows a man smoking a cigar while performing on rollerskates for a crowd in a Melbourne park. The crowd is made up of mainly men with a few boys and one woman. As he skates backwards and forwards the man bends forward and lifts his coat to reveal a white hand printed ...

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Casting nearby for extras

Have you ever wondered how all those people in the background of a film or television drama are chosen? Mary Torrens, a Bundjalung woman from Casino in New South Wales, is the Extras Casting Coordinator for the Indigenous Australian television series 'The Gods of Wheat Street'. Her community connections have enabled her ...

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Rock and roll in Sydney, 1956

This is a black-and-white newsreel segment with spoken commentary from the Cinesound Review newsreel released to cinemas on 20 September 1956. The segment is entitled 'The Whole Town's Jumpin'! ROCK 'N ROLL COMES TO SYDNEY', and opens with shots of couples 'rock 'n rolling' to a band at a hall in Rockdale, a suburb of Sydney. ...

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Moshi moshi: join the band [Windows version]

Confirm arrangements for your band's practice sessions and concert performance. Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends and agents. Reply to text messages and voice mail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. ...

Interactive resource

Wei: festival [Windows version]

Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voice mail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. Confirm arrangements for meeting at a festival. This learning object is one in a series ...

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Wei: movie [Windows version]

Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voicemail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. Confirm arrangements for meeting at a cinema. This learning object is one in a series of ...

Interactive resource

Wei: band [Windows version]

Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voicemail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. Confirm arrangements to see the school band's performance. This learning object is one ...

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Moshi moshi: meeting up with your mates [Windows version]

Confirm arrangements for a social outing. Customise a mobile phone with your own welcome message, ring tones and other settings. Use phone menus and message logs to communicate with friends. Reply to text messages and voice mail by sending an address, calendar entry or photo. This learning object is one in a series of three ...

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Australia v England, Test cricket at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, 1932

This is a segment from the silent black-and-white newsreel 'Australasian Gazette' showing part of a Test cricket match played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in 1932. The segment begins with a pan of the crowd at the ground, followed by scenes of the carpark outside the MCG. A group of former Australian cricket greats ...

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Packing Red Cross supplies, 1917

This is an excerpt from a 1917 segment of the 'Australian Gazette', a black-and-white silent newsreel showing Australian Red Cross supplies being dispatched from Federal Government House in Melbourne to be sent to Australian soldiers in the First World War. The excerpt begins with the title: 'THE AUSTRALIAN GAZETTE Published ...

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Petrol bowser operator, c1928

This is an excerpt of a segment of the 'Australasian Gazette', a black-and-white silent newsreel from about 1928. It opens with the intertitle 'Sydney N.S.W. Woman's new venture. Jean of William St. Recently a Sydney girl struck out a new line for herself by establishing a visible Bowser Pump, from which she dispenses petrol ...

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'Kokoda front line!', 1943

This is a black-and-white on-screen text announcement that the Cinesound review production 'Kokoda front line!' had won an Academy Award. It was shown as part of a Cinesound newsreel released to cinemas on 12 March 1943. The announcement, accompanied by music soundtrack, gives credit to Damien Parer for his splendid photography ...

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Bondi surf carnival, 1943

This is a black-and-white newsreel segment with spoken commentary from the Cinesound Review newsreel released to cinemas on 12 March 1943. The segment is entitled 'SURF THRILLS - AND SPILLS!' and shows scenes of a surf carnival held on Bondi Beach, Sydney, in late February and early March 1943, during the Second World War. ...

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Aerial combat, France, 1914-18 - asset 1

This is an excerpt from a 1945 Movietone News compilation of old footage of early flights. The excerpt shows footage from a silent black-and-white newsreel. The excerpt begins with the intertitle '1914-18: Aerial Combat' and shows scenes from the First World War. It opens with a shot of the front page of 'The Sun', an Australian ...

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Aerial combat, France, 1914-18 - asset 2

This is an excerpt from a 1945 Movietone News compilation of old footage of early flights. The excerpt, entitled '1914-18: Aerial Combat', shows scenes from the First World War. There are scenes of several actions taken by a flying corps, probably practice or staged for the film - a ship and a farmhouse are bombed; a dirigible ...

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'RAAF Florence Nightingales: flying nurses', 1944-45 - asset 8

This is the final excerpt from a series of eight clips of a black-and-white newsreel produced by Cinesound titled 'RAAF Florence Nightingales: flying nurses'. The footage was probably produced between 1944 and 1945, and contains narration and music, but no sound effects. The film shows Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) ...

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Sunbury Rock Festival, 1974 - asset 2

This is a clip taken from the first half of a fairly long (2.5 minutes) item in the weekly episode of the black-and-white newsreel Australian Movie Magazine that was released to cinemas on 31 January 1974. The clip shows the Sunbury Rock Festival of 1974 and begins with a shot of rubbish left at the festival before cutting ...

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Australasian Gazette, 1926: £70,000 production nears completion

This clip shows newsreel footage of a scene from the feature film 'For the Term of His Natural Life' (1927) in production. The camera crew is shown as they film a scene set in a sitting room. The scene shows two characters talking, a young woman and a man in uniform. A pet kangaroo is also in the scene. A street scene with ...

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Ticket to a film at Bendigo Queer Film Festival, 2005

This is a pink admission ticket to an 8.00 pm screening of 'A Touch of Pink' at the second Bendigo Queer Film Festival (BQFF) on Saturday 2 April 2005. Ticketing details and a festival logo showing the letters 'bqff' inside a section of film strip are printed in black on this ticket.

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Bendigo Queer Film Festival memorial T-shirt, 2004

This is a black cotton T-shirt, size XL, printed with a Bendigo Queer Film Festival logo inside a white square on the front. It was produced as memorial merchandise by and for the Bendigo Queer Film Festival 2004. The T-shirt is 100.50 cm in width x 81.00 cm in length.