Australasian Gazette – Conversion (c.1920)

Title:
Australasian Gazette – Conversion (c.1920)
NFSA ID:
100864
Year:
1920
Category:
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In this 1920 newsreel, work commences at Victoria Parade for the electrification of the cable tram system of Collins Street, Melbourne.

Newsreels were an integral part of cinema programming in Australia before the advent of television in 1956. Issued on a weekly basis, the newsreels enabled people to further engage with local and national political stories and events.

Curator:
Elizabeth Taggart-Speers