“Albany and District Moving Memories” includes rarely seen images of the Great Southern district in Western Australia, and features the towns of Albany, Kendenup, Bunbury, Manjimup, Pemberton and Margaret River.
See how the towering hardwood forests were harvested by expert axemen and bullock teams in the 1930s, the whaling industry as it was in the 1950s and how the sunny south west corner of Western Australia was promoted to the tourist in the 1960s.
HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: Kendenup 1920s - The visit of the Prince of Wales 1920 Manjimup and Pemberton 1930 - Albany: Queen City of the South 1931 ‘Among the Hardwoods’ - classic Australia documentary WA Grand Prix 1938 - Post War reconstruction at Margaret River
- Cheynes Beach Whaling Company Unveiling of the Light Horse Monument - Albany 1965 B&W and Colour.
(Running time 78 minutes) with original commentary retained. Music by Dave Dallwitz and friends.