• Short Summary

    Australia adapts to wartime conditions as alternative methods of fuel are developed.

  • Description

    Titles read: "AUSTRALIA STEPS ON THE GAS!"

    Australia.

    Various shots of petrol coupons being printed at a press as commentator talks of Australia adapts herself to war conditions of saving petrol. Brief shots of electric cars. We then see a plant where molasses is turned into alcohol for use as fuel. Several shots of storage tanks and scientists working on laboratory equipment. Men work on a Shale Oil production plant - a large refinery in the Australian landscape.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1210.27
    Media URN:
    15793
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:50:00 / 01:48:42:00
    Canister:
    PT 559

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