• Short Summary

    Story about a serious drought in the Australian outback.

  • Description

    Cinesound Review item.

    New South Wales, Australia.

    N.S.W. Ariel view of outback. M.S. People arriving at Bourke Airport. C.U. Sign 'Bourke'. V.S. Around Bourke and the Council Chambers. V.S. The river and oasis in the town where the water is plentiful and horses even drink from it. L.S. Village green type cricket match on. V.S. Outside the town the vast arid outback and bones of cattle lay in the dust of the barren land - serious drought. V.S. The empty cattle trucks and the idle slaughter house. G.V. The outback and travelling shot. Narrator speaks of how the drought has caused death of livestock and unemployment.

    (Comb. Fine Grain.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3459.11
    Media URN:
    93270
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:05:00 / 01:50:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 4118 C

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