This National Film Board episode of Australian Diary was made not long after Australia regained the Davis Cup in 1950.
A pan of the sorting rooms shows women sorting the cleansed chocolate in preparation for blending. The kernels are then taken to the mills where they are ground into a smooth liquor.
Shipbuilders work at the Whyalla shipyards for Australia’s war effort. A woman shakes out a broom over a veranda with the ship visible to the left. Men walk through the streets to or from work.
A man is ready to leave for his night shift at the munitions factory when his young daughter, Topsy, runs up to him.
A family sits around the breakfast table after son Ted has finished his night shift at the munitions factory.
The bus-rail hybrid was designed to service minor rail lines in Sydney that did not have enough passengers to justify the larger rail motor.
A group of men stand in front of the body of a newly constructed single-decker bus. The bus is pulled along the street by a small tractor while two men walk beside it.