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James FitzPatrick and camera, filming an artificial respiration scene on Bondi Beach during the visit of RMS CARONIA in February 1951

Date: 1951
Overall: 165 mm
Medium: Silver gelatin print on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Henry Gawthorpe
Object Name: Photograph
Object No: 00018089
Place Manufactured:Sydney

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    This photograph depicts the American documentary filmmaker, James Fitzpatrick, filming at Bondi Beach. Fitzpatrick was visiting Sydney on board RMS CARONIA in February 1951.
    HistoryJames Anthony FitzPatrick (1894-1980) was an American filmaker who made travel documentaries from 1930 to 1955. During the three days RMS CARONIA was in Sydney, in February 1951, Fitzpatrick filmed the sites and attractions of the city. MGM distributed the documentaries under the title "Fitzpatrick Traveltalks".

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    Photographer: Henry Gawthorpe

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