Australian Screen

Australia’s audiovisual heritage online

Maitland Floods (1955)

This home movie captures the devastation of the 1955 Maitland floods. The reaction of the residents make this footage surprisingly affecting.

Length: 20 minutes 30 seconds

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)

Source:

National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 17085

Education Resources:

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