ID numberF11790
Collection typeFilm
TitleThe great arrival
Measurement4 min
Object typeHome movie
MakerCarmody, Arthur John
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date madec 1946
Descriptor8mm standard/colour (Kodachrome)/silent
DescriptionHome movie of 'Jack' Carmody meeting his war bride from England, Mary Oldroyd at Station Pier in Melbourne. It is believed that the ship arriving was the first ship of war brides to arrive in Australia on January 26th 1946.

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