An Australian artist collects military memorabilia for his back garden museum.
Unused / unissued material -
Title reads: "Even a Tank! War Relics Fill Backyard". Australian voiceovered newsreel material.
Dee Why, Sydney, Australia.
LS Little girl in swing in back garden, pan to Japanese tank. MS Monty Wedd with son and daughter looking at war relics in his private museum, little girl tries to see down barrel of cannon. Various shots of Japanese tank, as the children climb into it and manoeuvre the gun turret. Various shots as Monty Wedd with son an daughter walk into museum, on the walls of which are hung dozens of rifles all different types. MS Wedd takes blunderbuss from wall and shows it to boy, who demonstrates how the flintlock worked. MS Two hundred year old Spanish cannon. MS Convict chains hanging on wall, Wedd takes down cat 'o'nine tails and shows it to camera. MS Little girl puts on German helmet of the First World War.
(Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 24/03/1960.