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Beautiful Melbourne (1947)

This film, put together by the Brotherhood of St Laurence in 1947, increased public awareness of the dire state of those living in slum housing in Melbourne.

Length: 16 minutes 10 seconds

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

Featured in the The Depression collection

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 5821

Education Resources:

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