St John's Cathedral fundraising film, Brisbane, circa 1950s.

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Where: Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

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When: 01 January 1950

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Title: Alan J Campbell Motion Pictures

Creator: Alan J Campbell

Location: St John's Cathedral, Ann Street, Brisbane, Queensland.

Description: This film was made to raise funds to build St John's Cathedral on Ann Street in Brisbane City, Queensland. The title reads: "Let Us Build". The film is brief images of Brisbane streets and buildings under construction, images of St John's Cathedral and church clergymen, the choir and church attendees, interspersed with footage of the Queen at a church. There are images of St John's Cathedral from the side and full shots. A placard in church reads: “Queen’s Visit Appeal. Build St John's Cathedral for the Queen: Needed 400,000 pounds" Footage of a cheque to the church from the National Australia Bank. You can see the church bell with inscription. The end credits read "Send Your Donation to the Dean St John's Cathedral Brisbane".

Reference code: 3062

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Owner: State Library of Queensland, Australia
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