The Queen in Australia

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The Queen in Australia
Directed by Stanley Hawes
Produced by Stanley Hawes
Narrated by Peter Finch
Wilfred Thomas
Studio Film Australia
Release dates 1954
Running time 68 mins
Country Australia
Language English
Budget £73,060[1]
Box office £37,000[1]

The Queen in Australia is a 1954 documentary about the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to Australia in 1954. It was the first colour movie made in Australia.[2]

It was released in the US by the Australian government information service.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "We lost on Royal film.". The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) (Melbourne, Vic.: National Library of Australia). 26 March 1956. p. 7. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Jo Fox, 'The Queen in Australia', National Film and Sound Archive, October 2011 accessed 4 August 2012
  3. ^ The Queen in Australia review at New York Times

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