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Titles tagged with ‘food’

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Aeroplane Fruit Jellies Advertisement: Bertie the Aeroplane advertisement – 1942

Creating a lovable cartoon character in Bertie the Aeroplane is one of the reasons that Aeroplane Jelly has become such an identifiable product.

Aeroplane Jelly Advertisement: Spaceship advertisement – 1959

The iconic Aeroplane Jelly jingle was recorded in 1938 by seven-year-old Joy King, who won a state-wide talent quest to record the official version of the song.

Aeroplane Jelly Song advertisement – 1938

The most famous recording of the ‘I Like Aeroplane Jelly’ jingle.

Aeroplane Pure Fruit Jellies Advertisement: Bertie the Jet advertisement – 1954

The colourful animation, the anthropomorphising of Bertie, and the jingle ‘I love Aeroplane Jelly’ are designed to appeal to both children and their parents.

The Alfred, Melbourne: One of Australia’s Greatest Hospitals advertisement – 1931

This four-minute cinema advertisement made by Australian Sound Films promotes the activities of the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne in order to raise funds.

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The Big House short film – 2000

In this short film, director Rachel Ward takes a relationship between two men in prison into surprising territory.

Bit of Black Business – Custard short film – 2007

A young woman’s grandfather has died. She returns to Stradbroke Island to comfort her grandmother and discover the truth about her grandfather’s death.

Bit of Black Business – Two Big Boys short film – 2007

When their car breaks down at a drive-through restaurant, a speed bump becomes a seemingly insurmountable obstacle for two bickering brothers.

Burning Man feature film – 2011

A chef finds his life in crisis after a personal tragedy.

Butterfly Island – Series 1 Episode 1 television program – 1985

A young Vietnamese refugee on the run complicates the Wilson family’s attempts to save idyllic Butterfly Island from a crooked resort developer.

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Cartoons of the Moment – The Economy in Germany newsreel – c1915

Julius’s propaganda cartoons satirise the qualities of a country and its people by associating characters with specific symbols, items of clothing and facial features.

Chequerboard – It’s Amazing What You Can Do With a Pound of Mince television program – 1969

The series brought to light the lives of individuals and families who had missed out on the benefits of Australia’s growing affluence in the 1960s.

Crust short film – 1987

Surreal antics over dinner are the subject of this animated short film by John 'Hobart’ Hughes.

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Dance Me to My Song feature film – 1998

A woman with severe cerebral palsy battles to maintain her dignity and independence in the face of a selfish and negligent carer.

Darnley Islanders Pay Tribute historical – 1899

Early footage documenting a visit to the Torres Strait by the Queensland Home Secretary, the Hon. Justin FG Foxton, and his wife.

A Day in a Biscuit Factory sponsored film – 1932

While not the film’s primary intention, it offers an interesting examination of the division of labour and factory-line production processes in a 1930s biscuit factory.

Dugong Dugong documentary – 1980

Depending on the individual viewer’s attitude, scenes of dugong hunting can be exhilarating or disturbing.

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The Evolution of a Chocolate sponsored film – 1925

The chocolate factory which features in this film employed over 2,000 people and – according to the intertitles – was one of 'the best producers of chocolates’.

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The Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia – Series 5 Episode 1 television program – 2004

Homesick for Broome, the Pigram brothers wrote a famous song celebrating their mother’s wonderful fish soup and rice.

The Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia – Series 5 Episode 2 television program – 2004

Diving for trepang (sea cucumber) in the northernmost tip of Australia, the program finds fine produce and great cooks to create a showcase of Australian cuisines.

The Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia – Series 5 Episode 3 television program – 2004

While Maeve O’Mara has crossed the desert to eat at a terrific Greek taverna in Coober Pedy, Joanna Savill is in the Torres Strait to take part in a local feast.

The Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia – Series 5 Episode 5 television program – 2004

Maeve O’Mara travels to Tasmania to discover the secrets behind creating a terrific cheddar. Joanna Savill is invited to a three-day Sikh religious festival and feast.

The Food Lovers’ Guide to Australia – Series 5 Episode 6 television program – 2004

Another program in this very attractive series with its blend of produce, recipes and the cultures that make up contemporary Australia.

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General Motors Holden – Football, Meat Pies, Kangaroos and Holden Cars advertisement – c1976

This memorable advertising jingle from the 1970s was adapted from the American Chevrolet campaign, 'baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet’.

Good Girls Do Swallow documentary – 2000

Dumb Idiotic Eating Trauma – Rachael Oakes-Ash takes a witty look at widespread dieting and its sometimes deadly consequences.

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Happy Little Vegemites advertisement – 1959

A radio jingle set to a marching tune promoting Vegemite, an Australian yeast spread.

Has Beans short film – 1998

In this animated short film, bullying and revenge lead to annihilation.

He Died with a Felafel in His Hand feature film – 2001

An aspiring writer moves between share households in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

Hoota and Snoz – Series 3 Episode 13 television program – 2003

Snoz and Hoota are squabbling rivals in this 3D computer-generated animated series. In this episode, Snoz finds a mini Hoota included with the breakfast cereal.

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It’s Like That short film – 2003

A haunting animated documentary depicting the sadness of refugee children held in captivity in Australia.

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Just Peanuts documentary – 1954

Following the warm reception this film about peanuts received, Kingsford Smith became a successful and prolific producer of over 300 sponsored films and commercials.

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Kellogg’s Cornflakes: Tell Me a Story advertisement – c1943

This advertisement appeals to children as a story, and their mothers as the children’s carers.

Kingswood Country – There’s No Place Like Rome television program – 1980

A sitcom that lampoons suburban Australian culture, while being equally fascinated with it.

Kraft Cheddar Cheese Cinema Advertisement: Food for Thought advertisement – c1941

Kraft cleverly positions its processed cheese as a product which can contribute to a household’s ability to increase its food value.

Kraft Cheddar Cheese Cinema Advertisement: Unexpected Guests advertisement – c1940

This snack was marketed by Kraft as a quick and easy-to-prepare snack, and importantly an economical one.

Kraft Cheddar Cheese Cinema Advertisement: Your Daily Diet advertisement – c1947

This Kraft advertisement examines the value of three food groups: protective foods, energy foods and body builders.

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Living Country documentary – 2005

The federal government’s 2005 proposal to dump nuclear waste 'in the middle of nowhere’ is impossible, given that the whole of Australia is ‘somewhere’.

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Magical Powers short film – 1936

The idea behind Magical Powers was to show the audience some of the illusions and simple tricks that can be created with a moving image camera.

Merrepen documentary – 2005

Women from the Nauiya community 'are painting our stories and making things’ to practise cultural knowledge and pass on and preserve traditions.

Message Stick – Black Olive television program – 2005

As a chef, Mark Olive has developed dishes that use Indigenous knowledge of fauna and flora and food preparation that complements the Australian landscape.

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National Treasures – ‘The Magic Pudding’ Illustrations documentary – 2004

A look at the illustrations for one of Australia’s best-loved children’s books, The Magic Pudding.

Nestle’s MILO Cinema Advertisement: The Joy of Living advertisement – 1948

Since 1934, MILO has been advertised in a number of ways, changing in style and tone to adapt to its audience.

Nobby’s Nuts advertisement – 1988

This 1988 television and cinema advertisement for Nobby’s Nuts combines animation and live action with great flair.

Nott, D: A Trip With the RAAF home movie – c1970

The footage of this May, 1969 trip includes aerial shots of the landscape, airfields, and members of the Works Committee visiting villages.

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Play School – Bags Wednesday television program – 1984

An episode of the iconic pre-school program Play School from 1984, featuring presenters Noni Hazlehurst and John Hamblin.

Port Botany: A Planning Dilemma documentary – 1979

Tom Zubrycki developed a filmmaking style he calls ‘verite narratives’. This work represents a transition in his development as a filmmaker.

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Raccolta D’Inverno, Winter’s Harvest documentary – 1979

The government has now outlawed this traditional Italian community event of slaughtering and butchering a pig and feasting on it.

Red Cross Activities During and After WWI historical – c1919

The footage provides a snapshot of the daily tasks Female Red Cross volunteers performed during and after the First World War.

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Serving Suggestion short film – 1998

In this animated short, little Kevin’s rampage at the supermarket goes too far.

The Singing Chef advertisement – 1952

The catchy melody and infectious cheer have you humming along by the end of the advertisement.

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