ID number F11790
Title The great arrival
Collection Film
Object type Home movie
Maker Carmody, Arthur John (Maker)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made c 1946
Physical description 8mm standard/colour (Kodachrome)/silent
Measurement 4 min
Note Open


Home 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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