Roller skating in Newcastle, Australia c.1950

Title:
Roller skating in Newcastle, Australia c.1950
NFSA ID:
440648
Year:
1950
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This roller skating footage features the St. Moritz Skaters - choreographed sequences are performed by June and Dick Evans followed by Roderick Cowden and Vera Cowden (nee Paravicini).
The performances are followed by footage of local children skating around the rink.

This 16mm home movie was shot by Gordon Edwards who lived in Newcastle, NSW. It is unknown where exactly this footage was shot however it is assumed that it was shot in the area of Newcastle, possibly Maitland?

Filmmaker:
Gordon Edwards