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Radium Hill, 1962 - asset 1

This is a clip taken from the beginning of an item about an abandoned uranium-mining town in South Australia that featured in the weekly episode of the black-and-white newsreel Cinesound Review released to cinemas on 21 June 1962. The clip opens with the title screen, 'Radium Hill. / AUSTRALIA'S FIRST ATOM AGE GHOST TOWN ...

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Radium Hill, 1962 - asset 2

This is a clip taken from the middle of an item about an abandoned uranium mining town that featured in the weekly episode of the black-and-white newsreel Cinesound Review released to cinemas on 21 June 1962. The clip opens with a scene of deserted railway lines, followed by scenes of deserted mine buildings, equipment ...

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Radium Hill, 1962 - asset 3

This is a clip taken from near the end of an item about an abandoned uranium mining town that featured in the weekly episode of the black-and-white newsreel Cinesound Review released to cinemas on 21 June 1962. The clip opens with a scene of closed houses and empty streets as the commentator declares that this was a modern ...

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John Thomson's China II: illustrations of China and its people, photo albums, 1873-74 - visual narratives

This is a collection comprising five sets of 19th-century photographs of China and the Chinese people selected from photographs taken by John Thomson, the first Western photographer to travel widely throughout China. The sets are organised around five topics: town; country; people; ethnicities; and the monumental past. ...

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'Country Town', 1943

This is a film about life, work and leisure in an English country town in 1943 and the changes brought about by World War II. Narrated by an actor in the role of the town's newspaper editor, the film discusses how food control and rationing have changed the markets and developed people's sense of interdependence; describes ...