• Short Summary

    Various shots around opening of the island's new airstrip and Brampton's flora and fauna.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Australian newsreel item. Title reads: "Brampton Island: Barrier Reef Tourist Paradise".

    Brampton Island, Australia

    Aerial view of Brampton Island in the Barrier Reef. MS From aeroplane window of propeller turning. Aerial view of new airstrip as plane comes into land. Various shots, the small twin engined plane landing, the first to land at island's new airstrip, providing the air link to Australia. MS Member of the aircrew being greeted and a garland put round his neck. MS Senator N H D Henty, Australian Aviation Minister and Mr. Camm, Queensland Minister for Land (at the microphone). MS Girl in tight pants and bikini top walks along jetty. This shot is from behind fishing net. MS Girl walks on beach. Low angle looking up coconut tree. Various shots, man opening coconut. LS Small black goat on hillside. CU Flying fox hanging in tree. LS Flock of flying foxes circling in tree tops. Various shots, some of the tree and wild life on the island. LS Looking out to sea past jetty at sunset. CU and MS Guitarist strumming guitar.

    Note: Date on original record: 14/04/1965. Commentary.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:28:00 / 01:45:55:00
    UN 4012 C

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