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Governor Hindmarsh lands at Glenelg
Title : Governor Hindmarsh lands at Glenelg Governor Hindmarsh lands at Glenelg
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Creator : Moody, Percival Tom Stephen, 1890-1967
Source : PRG 416/6/4
Date of creation : 1936
Format : Film
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Copyright :

This footage is reproduced courtesy of Mr Bill Moody.

Use for any purpose requires written permission from Mr Bill Moody and the State Library of South Australia.

Description :
The State Library holds more than 200 segments of film taken by Percival Moody. Born at Kent Town in 1890, Moody was a philanthropist, company director and keen motor hobbyist, founding the Harley-Davidson Motor Cycle Club and the Outboard Club of South Australia.

Moody filmed historic South Australian events, occasions and attractions between 1929-1950, and raised funds for charity through public film screenings.

In 1936 South Australia celebrated 100 years since the foundation of the state as a British colony.

One of the events held to mark the occasion was this re-enactment of the landing of Governor Hindmarsh from HMS Buffalo. Following the disembarkation of the mock settlers, the crowd heads to the nearby Old Gum Tree to view a re-enactment of the reading of the Proclamation.

Other events during the Centenary celebrations included theatrical productions, a Children's Empire Pageant, floral festival and the grand finale, a Pageant of Progress, held in December.
Coverage year : 1936
Region : Adelaide metropolitan area
Further reading :
Internet links :

South Australia, picture album on website 'Documenting a democracy: Australia's story'

State Library of South Australia cataloguesee: 1936 Centenary images. Include: Centenary celebrations; Centenary pageant; Children's Empire Pageant; Floral Pageant; Pageant of Progress



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