Film - Junior Legacy
From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria
- Large circular case with semi fitted reel inside. Film is approx. 550 feet, 16mm. Note loose inside case. Two stickers on the lid. Tape scattered around the edge of the lid.
- Cover = 358mm diameter, 29mm height. Reel = 348mm diameter, 20mm height. Card = 83mm wide, 121mm long.
- 14 mins, 16mm B/W, Sound. 1959 rehearsal for Junior Legatee Demonstration at Melbourne Olympic Swimming Stadium. The commentary notes how the fitness programmes avoided bad posture which would 'lead to a loss of confidence in a sensitive child' and helped them to avoid 'falling into bad company and delinquency.' It also noted the 'wise counsel' given to their mothers by Legatees and details the assistance available from Legacy to 9,000 fatherless families in Victoria alone. There are synchronised exercises, judo demonstrations, mass marching, girls creative dancing and a final tableau in readiness for two night's public performances.
- Prior 1959
- A visual record of the numbers of children cared for by Melbourne Legacy and the activities organised for them.
- Front stickers is as follows:
CINE SERVICE PTY. LTD.
368 Post Office Place Melbourne
It is stressed that the film should be used in a
Class project usinf a 1,000 Watt lamp with a trained
Operator handling the machine
Other side reads:
"Lest We Forget"
- 22 Jan 2020 at 12:46PM