Shooting in New Guinea the concluding scenes for Mr Charles Chauvel's film Rats of Tobruk

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Accession Number F07086
Collection type Film
Measurement 1 min 52 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Nicholson, George Harvey
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Kokoda Trail, Uberi
Date made 19 December 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

With the co-operation of Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit (ANGAU), about 50 native carriers under the control of Captain Keinzle, were made available, and 'A' company, less one platoon from 2/9 Australian Infantry Battalion, 18 Australian Infantry Brigade were also used in final scenes for 'Rats of Tobruk', filmed by cameraman Mr George Heath.

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