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Titles tagged with ‘smoking’

6 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

Beautiful Middle Harbour advertisement – 1927

Beginning with wide, panoramic shots of the scenery, this captures some interesting footage of Sydney before suburban development.

The Piano Tuner short film – 1960

Amateur filmmakers the Straford Brothers started making this comedy short to test their newly purchased 16mm Bolex camera.

The Singer and the Dancer short feature – 1977

Ambitious and confidently made, The Singer and the Dancer was Gillian Armstrong’s first attempt at a longer form drama after making a couple of shorts.

Winners – Just Friends television program – 1985

Just Friends reveals the hard asks of a young teenager – trying to fit in, standing up for yourself and resisting peer pressure to do things you’re not comfortable with.

Nice Coloured Girls short film – 1987

The tongue-in-cheek title of Tracey Moffatt’s first film positions Aboriginal women as naïve and 'nice’ but these are merely roles played by the women.

The 7.30 Report – Tobacco Litigation television program – 2003

St Vincent Welch, head of the Tobacco Institute of Australia, reveals the policy of 'document retention’ – or destroying findings linking smoking to lung cancer.