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
Release date
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]


  1. ^ a b "We lost on Royal film.". The Argus. Melbourne: 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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