When the Sydney Harbour Bridge opened on 19 March 1932, Cinesound Productions' newsreel secured the scoop of a lifetime.
'The Coathanger', as the bridge is affectionately known, opened on 19 March 1932.
This news report is from National Nine News on 28 May 2000 and covers the historic Walk for Reconciliation that took place that day.
When right-wing agitator Francis De Groot upstaged the 1932 opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and sliced through the ceremonial ribbon, the antique sword he wielded cemented its place as an Aust
Construction began in 1923 and the Sydney Harbour Bridge was completed in January 1932.
Composed by Jack Lumsdaine to celebrate the opening of the much-awaited Sydney Harbour Bridge, and performed by Len Maurice.
Includes lines from 'Advance Australian Fair'.
This song was considered very risque at the time of release.
This short film documents the construction of one of the world's great landmarks in its various stages, and provides a fascinating glimpse of life around Sydney Harbour and Circular Quay in the 192
'Rust is the enemy and paint the ally.'
Sydney Mayor Frank Sartor and golfer Greg Norman carry the Olympic torch across the Sydney Harbour Bridge on the morning of 15 September 2000 as crowds of people gather to cheer them on.