Films and video material
This page contains a listing of films and video resources related to women in the Australian Army.
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- Abbreviations: AWM--Australian War Memorial
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50 Years of Silence: The Story of Jan Ruff-O'Hearne. Ronin Films, Canberra, 1994.
A Badge A Tradition, A Future. Sydney: Artransa Park Studio [for the Directorate of Army Public Relations, 15mins, colour, 1992.
Anderson, W/O "Andy" "WRAAC gas mask drill," 4 min, silent [AWM] 1950s.
Army PT for women News from Home No. 94, Australian War Memorial Film Collection, 7 mins, sound, 1939-1995.
"Army Minister visits WRAAC School DPR/TV/1513." 3 min 30 sec, 12 Jul 1972, Crown [AWM]
"AWAS bend for victory (News From Home. No. 52)" 1 min 24 sec, 24 Aug 1943 [AWM]
"1. AWAS take a rise out of Jack Davey 2. Giant Canadian spruce trees for Mosquito Bombers 3. Crisis in Parliament - Curtin speaks. (News From Home. No 43) [1. (2 min 49 sec) Jack Davey conducts a quiz session for AWAS (Movietone)] 6 min, 22 Jun 1943 [AWM]
Australians at War (April 2001). 8 part series on ABC. Associated web-site www.australiansatwar.gov.au
Bagnall, Frank. "Nurses from Rabaul in Manila on way home." 1 min 19 sec, 4 Sep 1945, Crown [AWM]
Butt, Peter (director), Penglase, Joanna (writer), Davie, Will and Reynolds, Bee (prod); Saviours, heroes, lovers. When the War came to Australia. (video), 55mins, colour with b&w excerpts, Sydney: Look T.V., c1991.
Chilcott, Maria. And Jowsey, David (producers) Jaques, Aline. (ed) Sisters in Arms : A Moving Tribute to 100 Years of Australian Military Nursing. (video) Australia: Roadshow (Distributor), 57 mins, 1999.
"1. Climb aboard the carrier - and you're in the AIF 2. For women in uniform. (Cinesound News No. 502)" 1 min 41 sec, 13 Jun 1941 [AWM]
"Discrimination against single mother serving in Australian Army," A Current Affair, Channel 9, Australia, Friday May 19, 2000.
Fletcher, Joan (cinematographer). First WRAAC, Womens Royal Australian Army Corps. Australian War Memorial Film Collection, 32 mins, silent, 1951-1953.
Fletcher, Joan (nee Cpl Joan Cousin), "Second WRAAC NCO School, 1954," 4 min, 1954, silent [AWM]
Fletcher, Joan. WRAAC Drill at Queenscliff Training Company. Australian War Memorial Film Collection, 4 mins, silent, 1950-1959.
Fletcher, Joan (nee Cpl Joan Cousin), "WRAAC NCO School and flag ceremony at Mildura, 1951" 4 min 1951 [AWM]
"Governor Entertains Timor Service Men and Women," BTQ Channel 9, Brisbane Nightly News, Brisbane, July 10, 2000
Hardisty, Sue. Thanks girls and goodbye [videorecording] : Australian Women's Land Army 1942-1945. Melbourne, Vic. : Newground Productions, 1988. 58 mins VHS.
Home front 1939-1945 [videorecording] : Australia's WWII newsreels. Canberra, A.C.T. : National Film and Sound Archive, 1995. 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., B&W ; 1/2 in.
Huberman, Megan Simpson. War of Distance. [video], 54min, colour with B & W sequences. Sydney:ABC, 1994.
"Interviews for 'Song of survival'" 1989, 180 min, Veriation Films [AWM]
" Interview with Jean Scott (When the war came to Australia)." Australian Women's Land Army, (AWLA), 15 Feb 1991, Film Finance Corporation [AWM].
"Interview with Joy Boehm (When the war came to Australia)."[Australian Women's Land Army] Original Betacam tape number 169 & 170, 22 Feb 1991, 25 mins, Film Finance Corporation [AWM].
"Interview with June Stone (When the war came to Australia)."[Australian Women's Land Army] Original Betacam tape numbers 149 & 150 [AWM] 18 Feb 1991, Film Finance Corporation.
"Interview with Pat Heher (When the war came to Australia)."[Australian Women's Land Army] Original Betacam tape number 144 [AWM] 18 Feb 1991, Film Finance Corporation.
"Interview with Peggy Williams. (When the war came to Australia)" [Australian Women's Land Army] Original Betacam tape number 104, 11 Feb 1991, 25 mins, Film Finance Corporation [AWM].
" Interview with Thelma Long (When the war came to Australia)." [Australian Women's Land Army] Original Betacam tape numbers 138 & 139 [AWM] 18 Feb 1991, Film Finance Corporation.
Ladies in Lines. [video], 120mins, Sydney: ABC Documentary Unit, c1989.
LEstrange. WRAAC arrive in Singapore. Australian War Memorial Film Collection, 4 min 30 sec, silent, ca. 1960-1969.
"1. Latest in tanks for Australian Armoured Division 2. Women in top RAAF and WAAAF examination 3. Army approves basketball as "he-man" game 4. Japanese intensify submarine attacks on East Coast." (Fox Movietone News Vol. 13 No. 26) [ (48 sec) Air Vice-Marshal Wrigley and Air Commodore Brownall inspect a Melbourne passing out parade and congratulate Mrs Ashton on heading the 400 entrants], 13 Jun 1942.
McNeil, D. "Sports and Tivoli girls."1 min 24 sec, 11 Sep 1943, silent, [AWM]
Olle, Andrew. "Discriminating service: as a result of investigation by the Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission, the armed services review the position of homosexuals in the defence forces," Four Corners Monday 3 Aug. 1992.
ONeill, Margot., & Barraclough, Patricia (producers). Conduct Unbecoming. Lateline, ABC, 1993, video, 31mins, colour.
Remember. (video, 60 mins) Australian Broadcasting Commission, Sydney, 1984.
Reynaud, Daniel. "Convention and contradiction : representations of women in Australia war films, 1914-1918," Australian Historical Studies, v.30, no.113, (Oct 1999), pp. 215-230.
"Women in war (Fox Movietone News Vol. 13 No. 43)" 11 min, 10 Oct 1942 [AWM]
"1. Women's Land Army 2. VDC parade in picturesque setting. (Cinesound News No. 575)" [(3 min 49 sec) After attending a camp of disciplinary training, land army girls are sent to selected] 5 Nov 1942.