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South Australia - Archival Series

SA Places and Events [Motion Picture] (1936)

Reference No
PRG 764/F-10
Legal Status
State Library of South Australia Archival Number

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.


Access Conditions

No restrictions on access.


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.


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George