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Australia to England via Tobruk and Benghazi: Menzies Wartime Tour (1941)

Most footage of the Second World War is in black-and-white, making this 16mm colour home movie by former Prime Minister Robert Menzies even more extraordinary.

Length: 14 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1 (Academy)

Featured in the Menzies Home Movies collection

Original classification rating: not rated

Source:

National Film and Sound Archive

Education Resources:

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