UOW Library film and video collections

Wollongong from the Air circa 1938

Title

Wollongong from the Air circa 1938

Authors

Charles Jackson

Streaming Media

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Description

Earliest known film footage from a biplane flyover of Wollongong circa 1938. This footage shows the departure of the biplane from Mascot airport, Sydney, and cuts to aerial views of the northern suburbs coastline from Thirroul south, then Wollongong, Tom Thumbs Lagoon, Port Kembla, Shellharbour and Kiama.

This video is also discussed in a WIN television news item which includes an interview with UOW academic Dr Glen Mitchell: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77WGP....

Publisher

[Unknown], 8mm black and white film, 4 minutes 13 seconds.

Wollongong from the Air circa 1938

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