A brief portrait of Melbourne as the venue of the 1956 Olympic Games.
This film is one of several films made by the National Film Board promoting the coming of the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, the first time the games were to be held in the Southern Hemisphere. Typically the films survey Melbourne the city and the preparations for the games. See also Nearing the Melbourne Olympics (1956).
Produced in Cinemascope by the Australian Commonwealth Film Unit. Film Australia Collection © NFSA.