Australian Screen

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All titles produced in 1967

11 titles

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Australian Visit television program – 1967

Anti-Vietnam War demonstrations were timed to coincide with the five-day visit of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Vietnam and his wife in 1967.

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General Motors Holden – Saturday Kind of Car advertisement – 1967

The 1960s Holden ads used catchy jingles and upbeat music, promoting the car as an object of desire.

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Holt – Film Re-enactment of the Circumstances Surrounding the Disappearance of the PM sponsored film – 1967

This unedited footage shot by Victorian Police re-creates the unexplained disappearance of Prime Minister Harold Holt from a Victorian beach in December 1967.

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Irkanda IV music – 1967

This is a 1967 recording of the first major work by leading Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe.

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Journey Out of Darkness feature film – 1967

In 1901 Constable Peterson arrives in Central Australia to arrest an Arrernte man who has committed a ritual killing.

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My Name’s McGooley, What’s Yours? – End of the Line television program – 1967

McGooley, starring Gordon Chater and set in Balmain in the ’60s, was Australia’s first homegrown sitcom success.

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The New Gladesville Bridge sponsored film – 1967

A public relations film made for the NSW Department of Main Roads documenting the construction of the New Gladesville Bridge, then the longest reinforced concrete arch span in the world.

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Snowy Hydro – Gardens of the Snowy Mountains sponsored film – 1967

This Snowy Hydro film encourages visitors to the area to take a wider look around, but also counters any criticism of the vastly expanded settlement of the region.

Snowy Hydro – The Construction of Geehi Dam sponsored film – 1967

This film is a fairly technical description of the construction of Geehi Dam in the Snowy Mountains Scheme, located in a remote area of Kosciuszko National Park.

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Terrain Study of Phuoc Tuy Province South Vietnam sponsored film – 1967

Many of the places named in this formerly restricted army training film have become pilgrimage tour destinations for veterans of the Vietnam War.

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Weapons Research Establishment Project WRESAT sponsored film – 1967

On 29 November 1967, Australia became only the fourth country – after the USA, Soviet Union and France – to launch its own satellite from its own territory.