National Capital

Title:
National Capital
NFSA ID:
1259
Year:
1945
Category:
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An Australian Government film providing, ‘... a simple sketch of the capital and its people…’. In 1945 Canberra’s population was 12,000 and said to mostly know each other by sight. Included is footage of the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. The Duke had been appointed Governor-General of Australia the year before, partly to ensure Britain’s continued defence of Australia during the Second World War.