Images of the old and new Sydney harbour ferries.
Title reads 'The Neglected Ferries'.
LS. Sydney Harbour bridge with ferry and a liner in foreground. MS. Signs showing the destinations of ferries above quays and people buying tickets before going aboard. Various shots of ferries arriving and departing in Sydney harbour. Flashback to long shot of Sydney Harbour and quay area in 1930's to show the use of the ferries prior to the bridge being built. MS. Ferry ploughing through heavy seas on a journey to Manly. Various shots of deserted ferries left in backwater to rust. MS. Captain of ferry in deck house bringing boat alongside quay. MS. Short gangplank is put aboard and passengers alight. Various shots of Australian transport minister Mr Morris aboard one of ferries on tour of harbour.
(Comb. Fine Grain.)
Date found in the old record - 22/05/1966.