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South Australians at play
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Creator : Casson, Laurence S., 1906-2000
Source : PRG 1287
Format : Film
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Reproduction rights are owned by State Library of South Australia. This footage may be viewed for personal research or study. Use for any other purpose requires permission from the State Library of South Australia. To request approval, complete the Permission to publish form .

Description :
The State Library holds 48 film reels (available on videotape) taken by Laurence S Casson between 1934-1976. Casson's recordings show Pinnaroo and the surrounding district, family occasions and various South Australian events.

These segments show some of the vision of South Australian recreational pursuits contained in Casson's collection - a country football match, tennis at Memorial Drive, car racing at the Skyline Motordrome Speedway in Heathfield and a Scout camp in Pinnaroo.
Period : 1946-1979
Further reading :
Simpson, A. 'History of recreation in South Australia' in Current trends in recreation : [proceedings of a seminar held at] Murray Park College of Advanced Education, 30th November, 1973, Adelaide : South Australian Branch, Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, 1974

Taking stock ; aspects of mid-century life in Australia. Melbourne, F. W. Cheshire 1953



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