Item 1: 'Splinters'

Accession Number PUBS002/009/001/001/001
Collection number Souvenirs 2 9/1/1/1
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 15 x 24.3cm
Object type Souvenir
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made c.1929
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Souvenir cinema program for a motion picture set during the period of the First World War. This program is for the British talking picture titled 'Splinters', that was shown at a venue in Sydney following its release in 1929. The film is based on the story of the first British Army concert party, 'Splinters', organised by Private Hal Jones in France and directed by Jack Raymond and Herbert Wilco. The musical accompaniment was composed by Carroll Gibbons. The program features the history of the original concert party and the story behind the people involved in the production of the film.

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