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Naming the Federal Capital of Australia (1913)

Director Raymond Longford, best known for his silent feature film The Sentimental Bloke (1919), documents the naming of Australia’s capital city, Canberra, in 1913.

Length: 19 mins

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)
Original classification rating: not rated

Production company:


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 9382

Education Resources:

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