The Fifth Facade: Opera House opening

The Sydney Opera House as seen from the Botanical Gardens on its opening day. There are lots of people and colourful balloons. The Sydney Harbour Bridge is in the background
Title:
The Fifth Facade: Opera House opening
NFSA ID:
47027
Year:
1971
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The Sydney Opera House as seen from the Royal Botanic Garden on its opening day. Over 60,000 balloons were released when Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the site.

A still from the documentary production The Fifth Facade about the opening of the Sydney Opera House. The Fifth Facade, 1971 – Film Australia Collection © NFSA