Historical information

This film is consists of 1896 Melbourne Cup, 1906 Sydney street scenes and Baldwin Spencer footage of Australian indigenous ceremonial dance. These sequences are repeated several times. This film was included in the longer film item AV004. These would have been selected by Robin Boyd for screening at the Australian Pavilion at Expo 70 in Osaka, where Robin Boyd was Exhibitions Architect.

Physical description

16mm black and white, silent film on reel inside a circular metal canister (185mm diameter) with lid. Duration 7:59 minutes