TAGGED: Melbourne
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This collection presents highlights from Commonwealth Games held in Australia in 1938, 1962, 1982 and 2006.

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In 1998, at the tail end of a highly successful career in the field of agricultural science, John Landy assisted the NFSA in helping to promote our latest video release, Melbourne: Films of the

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A newsreel clip about a special preview of the film King Rat (Bryan Forbes, USA, 1965) at the Barclay Theatre in Melbourne.

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An excerpt from a silent colour home movie by Ron Newman showing the Skyline Drive-in on Burwood Highway in Burwood, Victoria. 

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This tourist promotional film for Melbourne was made as it geared up for the staging of the 1956 Olympic Games.

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3AW Melbourne radio comperes Peter Ellis and Judy Willing gush over a 'superb' Paris frock worn by Helen Wiseman at The Stork Club in Melbourne in 1947.

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The 'galah premiere' of Buckeye and Pinto (1979) and Terror Lostralis (1980) at the Valhalla Cinema, Melbourne.

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A Cinesound Review newsreel from 1958 showing guests arriving at the official reopening of the Barclay Theatre in Russell Street, Melbourne.

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This clip shows the crowd at what is probably the Melbourne Cup during the Spring Carnival of 1896.

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Newsreel coverage of an April 1926 train derailment near Elsternwick station. 'Three carriages were derailed, causing disorganisation of the Sandringham service.'