Australia Has Wings

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Australia Has Wings
Written by John Paton
Narrated by Ernest Walsh
Cinematography George D. Malcolm
Production
company
Department of Information
Commonwealth Film Laboratories
Distributed by MGM
National Films Council
Release date
17 January 1941[1]
Running time
10 mins
Country Australia
Language English

Australia Has Wings is a 1941 short Australian documentary film made as propaganda for World War II which shows the development of the Australian aircraft industry, particularly production of the CAC Wirraway.[2]

It was made by Commonwealth Film Laboratories for the Department of Information.[3]

Release[edit]

The movie screened in Australia and overseas.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THREE WAR FILMS FOR AUSTRALIA". The Advertiser. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 16 January 1941. p. 10. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  2. ^ ""VICTORY" AT PLAZA". The Examiner. Launceston, Tas.: National Library of Australia. 22 February 1941. p. 8 Edition: LATE NEWS EDITION. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  3. ^ "3 PROPAGANDA FILMS". The Argus. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 16 January 1941. p. 9. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  4. ^ "AUSTRALIAN FILMS TO BE SENT ABROAD". The Sydney Morning Herald. National Library of Australia. 22 February 1941. p. 10. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  5. ^ ""AUSTRALIA HAS WINGS."". The Cairns Post. Qld.: National Library of Australia. 12 May 1941. p. 3. Retrieved 12 March 2015.

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