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Luna Park, St Kilda on Boxing Day - asset 1

This is a short excerpt from 'The St Kilda Esplanade on Boxing Day', a silent, black-and-white documentary film made in 1913. It begins with a close-up from behind of a crowd of people watching the flying boats, a high-swinging, fast-moving amusement ride. A second view from further away shows men, including at least one ...

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Luna Park, St Kilda on Boxing Day - asset 2

This is a short excerpt from 'The St Kilda Esplanade on Boxing Day', a black-and-white silent documentary film made in 1913. It shows a substantial crowd of people, some on or near an embankment and others inside a large pavilion. Some members of the crowd on the grassy area in the foreground have built makeshift shelters ...

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Luna Park, St Kilda on Boxing Day - asset 3

This is an excerpt from 'The St Kilda Esplanade on Boxing Day', a black-and-white silent documentary film made in 1913. The excerpt contains two scenes. The first shows a large crowd at the beach on what appears to be quite a windy day - some are wading in the water near a rocky section, while others in the distance are ...

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Grievous Bodily Harm, 1988: No more favours

This clip shows Detective Sergeant Ray Birch (Bruno Lawrence) at an armed siege, where he uses journalist Tom Stewart (Colin Friels) as a foil in order to shoot a rapist called Les (Richard Carter) who is holding a woman hostage. Negotiations have stalled and Birch sends for Stewart, offering him a 'scoop' if he talks to ...

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Community enterprise: people, economy and the environment

Help a local council to investigate proposals for redeveloping an old factory site. Compare the benefits of building a swimming pool, toy factory or parkland. Gather facts and opinions from local residents at five places: job centre, library, council meeting, talkback radio station and shopping centre. Rate the economic, ...