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Title A Trip to Rottnest.
Published/Produced Western Australia : Spencer Pictures (Australia), 1912.

 2nd Floor Heritage Film Stack  E0323  VHS    AVAILABLE  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 Climate Control Stack (20 degrees)  J400020  J copy    AVAILABLE  Viewing of films may be restricted based on format and number of copies held. Ask staff.  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 2nd Floor Heritage Film Stack  E0136  VHS    AVAILABLE  REQUEST RETRIEVAL
 2nd Floor Film Stack  BDVA202  DVD access copy.    FOR USE IN STATE LIBRARY  REQUEST RETRIEVAL


Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (12 min.) : silent, black & white ; 12 cm
1 videocassette (VHS) (12 min.) : silent, black & white ; 13 mm
Picture print 1 film reel (349 ft.) : silent, black & white ; 16 mm
1 videocassette (LB U-matic) : silent, black & white ; 19 mm
Picture master positive 1 film reel : silent, black & white ; 35 mm
Picture duplicate negative 1 film reel : silent, black & white ; 35 mm
Content type two-dimensional moving image
Media type video
Carrier type videodisc
film reel
Description VHS U-matic rdavf
PAL rdabs
Series State Film Archives collection
Notes Believed to be the earliest Government commissioned film on WA.
Original version Original film version: held at ScreenSound Australia. Copies may be obtained from this repository.
Rights advisory Copyright or other restrictions may apply. For public use, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Notes DVD access copy provided by Rottnest Island Authority. Also contains Rottnest in 1929 (.b13907839).
Access advisory Available for reference; not for loan.
Contents Swan River and Fremantle Harbour filmed from Zephyr as it passes under road and railway bridge, shows people rowing in small boat and passenger ships in harbour -- at Victoria Quay, passengers seem to be waiting to board the Zephyr in front of building with sign 'Government Immigration Office and Information Bureau' -- boat seems to pull into wharf to pick up passengers -- Zephyr continutes towards outer harbour past North Mole and lighthouse -- Zephyr approaches Thompsons Bay, arrives at jetty, passengers disembark (men are in suits, ties, straw hats; women in long dressses, parasols etc.) -- walking from jetty, on shore, people picnicking under bough shelters, tents can be seen near shore -- views of Thompsons Bay from height, showing buildings and tents -- the Basin, people swimming, people on beach -- title Government Tourist Dept Retail Store -- people outside store, customers entering and leaving -- title Government Hostel -- pan shot from height of salt lake and hostel -- title The Lakes, Prospect from View Hill -- people walking beside salt lakes, caking of salt at edges -- views through binoculars across lakes from View Hill, shows old salt house -- title Lighthouse and Signal Station -- lighthouse and house with lookout on roof -- title Coastal Scenery -- view of coasts and beachs, people strolling, water, rocks, waves, sun on water, waves on reefs, rocks, waves in caves -- title Bathurst Point Lighthouse -- 'Adieu and farewell' -- lighthouse in foreground and pan shots out to sea -- light of lighthouse alight.
Summary Promotion of Rottnest.
Subjects Zephyr (Ship)
Harbors -- Western Australia -- Fremantle.
Swimming -- Western Australia -- Rottnest Island.
Camping -- Western Australia -- Rottnest Island.
Beaches -- Western Australia -- Rottnest Island.
Salt pans -- Western Australia -- Rottnest Island.
Bridges -- Western Australia -- Fremantle.
Lighthouses -- Western Australia -- Rottnest Island.
Motion pictures, Australian -- Western Australia.
Rottnest Island (W.A.)
Swan River (W.A.)
Genre/Form Promotional films. lcgft
Related names Spencer Pictures (Australia), production company.