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Film - Junior Legacy

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
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.
Size
Cover = 358mm diameter, 29mm height. Reel = 348mm diameter, 20mm height. Card = 83mm wide, 121mm long.
Object Registration
00018
Historical information
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.
When Made
Prior 1959
Significance
A visual record of the numbers of children cared for by Melbourne Legacy and the activities organised for them.
Inscriptions & Markings
Front stickers is as follows:
Centre sticker:
CINE SERVICE PTY. LTD.
368 Post Office Place Melbourne
TITLE
DEMO (1959)
COPY
No 1
LENGTH
1000'
REEL
1ofl

Lower sticker:
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

Handwritten note:
Demo Rehearsal
Film Damaged
Other side reads:
MELBOURNE LEGACY
"Lest We Forget"
Last updated
22 Jan 2020 at 12:46PM