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SA Places and Events [Motion Picture]

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Reference Number

Quote this number to access your records: State Library of South Australia Archival Number, PRG 764/F-10

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SA Places and Events [Motion Picture] is a black and white silent cine film taken by Hubert A Gerard available on VHS video. It includes footage taken at Colebrook Home.

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The catalogue of the State Library of South Australia contains this description of the film:

Family gathering with Mr & Mrs A.E. Gerard in the gardens; Mr Gerard greets 3 men and all observing boomerangs. Aboriginal children dressed in school uniforms alighting from a train at the Adelaide railway station. Children & adults being followed by a small group of soldiers. Colebrook home (Quorn) showing the home. Arrival of Father Christmas. Children & adults at Waterfall gully eating ice-creams, picnic at (Belair national park) showing group playing at rolling tyres. Colebrook children & staff eating sandwiches, main street of Quorn, children rolling inside tyres.

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