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Titles tagged with ‘milk’

9 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

Dyer, Frederick Simpson: Milkshakes and Bomb Shelter home movie – c1940

This footage offers a beautiful glimpse of suburban Australia during the Second World War through the everyday recreational activities of the Dyer family.

Beyond the Furthest Fences sponsored film – 1947

This is an abridged version of the feature-length documentary The Inlanders. Both follow the Australian Inland Mission through central Australia in 1947.

Take the Tempo from the Teeth sponsored film – 1948

An early promotional film advocating milk as a key part of a balanced diet, with teeth acting as the barometer for good health.

Vegemite Cinema Advertisement: Sister Knows Best advertisement – c1948

As well as being a product that the whole family can enjoy, Vegemite was marketed as having economical benefit.

White River of Life sponsored film – c1950

A short government film made in the early 1950s to promote the health qualities of milk and milk-based foods.

A Day at the Beach sponsored film – 1956

A young Australian family enjoys a day at the beach.

Birth of the Red Kangaroo documentary – 1965

This CSIRO documentary details the reproductive cycle of the red kangaroo, its mating habits and growth in the pouch.

People Who Still Use Milk Bottles documentary – 1990

This documentary traces the history of the dairy industry in Victoria in the 20th century, featuring Barry Dickins, John Flaus and Barry Jones.

Mutt short film – 2008

In this animated short, all work and no play is not an option for a hard-working dog.