• Short Summary

    Excellent story about the restoration of Australia's beaches

  • Description

    Various East Coast Locations, Australia

    Two GV. People on Bondi Beach in sun. MS. & LS. Surfer riding the waves off Bondi, short shot. MS. Girl in bikini laying on sand sunbathing. MS. Looking out at sea as wave comes towards beach and breaks in front of camera on the sand. VS. On and near Australia's beaches which don't get inhabited, the trees are bare of leaves etc. which have been blown off by the wind and sand. GV. Pan of part of coastline which is slowly slipping into the sea. VS. Quarry type installations which have been set up on the coast for the capture of minerals from the sand. VS. In specially built plant the sand goes through a process which draws the valuable minerals, Zircon and Rutile. VS. Powdered Rutile being loaded into trucks for shipment over the world. VS. The Rutile being loaded onto ship at quay. VS. In science laboratory where tests and the production of things used in everyday use is carried out. CU. and MS. Man painting at home with paint that owes its high gloss to Rutile. Various shots of trees being inspected and preservation techniques along Australia's coastal strip. (Comb. F.G.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:19:00 / 01:37:14:00
    UN 4016 D

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