Return to Anzac

Accession Number F03007
Collection type Film
Measurement 26 min 43 sec
Object type Documentary
Physical description 16mm/Colour/sound
Maker Crawford Productions Pty Ltd
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Anzac Beaches Area, Ari Burnu, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Lone Pine Area, Lone Pine, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Nek (Gallipoli), Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Marmara, Chanak
Date made 1975
Access Open - view only
Conflict Period 1970-1979
First World War, 1914-1918

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Documentary produced by Crawford Productions on the 1975 RSL tour to Anzac to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings. The Australian New Zealand Party comprised of 14 Gallipoli veterans 3 of whom were at the first landing. The film follows the veterans on the tour and features interviews with the veterans on the actual battlefield sites. The documentary also gives a brief overview of the campaign using maps, terrain models, photographs, archival film and filmed re-enactments. Also featured are Turkish veterans and the official ceremonies held at the battlefield memorials. Identified veterans are: Clive Newman CBE 9th Light Horse Regiment; Mervyn Spencer 12th Battalion; Dudley Oakes 1st Field Coy Engineers; Jim Robertson 23rd Battalion; Ted Eardley 11th Light Horse Regiment; Charles Reakes 3rd Field Battery; Tom Jackson 28th Battalion; Dick Mohr 1st Battalion; Edgar Gilhooley 5th Field Battery; Percy Whittle 27th Battalion.