Cool video of Canberra in the 1920s

Dame Canberra 11 September 2015 5

Canberra in the making video

Just came across this compilation video of Canberra in the 1920s, via the National Film and Sound Archive. Interesting footage of Old Parliament House being built, the Hyatt (I think) and early Civic.

Thought it was worth sharing! Check it out here.


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MERC600 MERC600 10:37 am 14 Sep 15

Lazy I said :

I can’t get the sound to work.

Get one of your kids to pound away on a piano

Sandman Sandman 10:21 pm 13 Sep 15

Awesome find. We’ll worth sharing.

Lazy I Lazy I 10:15 pm 13 Sep 15

I can’t get the sound to work.

rubaiyat rubaiyat 11:43 am 13 Sep 15

Proof that the “costly and unneeded” Capital in The Bush “will never work”

MERC600 MERC600 10:39 am 13 Sep 15

Thank you me Lady for posting it. Interesting seeing Civic there all on its lonesome.

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