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Port Lincoln and surrounds
Title : Port Lincoln and surrounds Port Lincoln and surrounds
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Creator : Moody, Percival Tom Stephen, 1890-1967
Source : PRG 416/8/1, PRG 416/8/2, PRG 416/8/6
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.

These two clips show scenes from Port Lincoln and surrounds taken in 1936.

The first contains footage of horse-drawn vehicles unloading goods on the Port Lincoln jetty followed by views of Saint Matthew's Anglican Church, formerly part of the Poonindie Mission.

The second documents the natural beauty of nearby Whaler's Way, including shots of Cape Wiles, Cape Carnot (spelled Garnaut by Moody), Theakstone's Crevasse and the churning Southern Ocean.
Related names :

Poonindie Mission (Poonindie, S. Aust.)

Coverage year : 1936
Region : Eyre Peninsula and Far West Coast
Further reading :

Baillie, P. J. The historic native mission church at Poonindie : renowned as the church with the two chimneys, Port Lincoln : The Author, 1975

Brock, Peggy and Kartinyeri, Doreen. Poonindie : the rise and destruction of an Aboriginal agricultural community / Peggy Brock and Doreen Kartinyeri, Adelaide : Government Printer and the Aboriginal Heritage Branch, Dept. of Environment and Planning, 1989

Theakstone, R. C and Beth. Historic information and description of the magnificent Whaler's Way, Port Lincoln?, S. Aust. : R.C. & B. Theakstone, 197-

Wanklyn, Neville and Margaret. The early history of the city of Port Lincoln, 1802-1971, 2nd ed, Port Lincoln, S. Aust. : Corporation of Port Lincoln, 1971

Internet links :
A brief history of the Poonindie Mission. Compiled by the Saint Matthew's Anglican Church Poonindie. Select 'History' from the menu on the left

City of Port Lincoln website

Going Home (detailing a visit to Whaler's Way in 1998) from Three Years on the Road by Brett Davis

Postcards South Australia feature on Whaler's Way. Part 1Part 2



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