Cockatoo Circus: Melbourne Exhibition Building and Aquarium

Title:
Cockatoo Circus: Melbourne Exhibition Building and Aquarium
NFSA ID:
15059
Year:
1949
Category:
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Performing cockatoos, the Melbourne Exhibition Building (now the Royal Exhibition Building) and Australia's first aquarium feature in this Cine Service production from 1949.

Australian stockman Peter Miller with his well-trained sulphur-crested cockatoos performing a remarkable series of tricks, including the cockatoo merry-go-round, high wire and piano playing.

The aquarium burnt down in 1953 and has since moved location.

Production company:
Cine Service