• Short Summary

    Australian newsreel item looking around town of Woomera, next to rocket testing range.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Australian newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Rockets Galore - but no fish and chips".

    Woomera, Australia.

    Aerial views of Woomera, small town near one of the world's best rocket-testing ranges. LS Woomera.

    GV small factory, large articulated truck passes camera. Various shots very modern houses and bungalows in Woomera. CU street sign in Woomera. GV Woomera Post Office. MS large gardens with man watering plants.

    Various shots women being served in a shop. LS modern stone church. Two long views of the school. LS Baden-Powell Scout Hall. MS of Brownies and Girl Guides sitting around large toadstool.

    MS man drives off from tee at the golf course. M. Man putting at hole, there is no green because of the dryness of the area, the greens are made up of sand thickened by sump oil. Aerial view Woomera.

    Date on dope sheet is 08/08/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3074.04
    Media URN:
    87192
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:20:00 / 01:13:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 3659 D

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