Beautiful scenes of North Queensland from a passenger ship and the shore, 1948.

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When: 01 January 1948

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Title: Doug Perrins Motion Pictures

Creator: Douglas Perrins; Gilbert Perrins

Location: North Queensland


Reference code: 3031 Film of coastal passenger ship probably MV "Manunda" or "Manoora" with black hull, and squat yellow funnel, looks like a trip to North Queensland; featuring Whitsunday Passage, Townsville, Magnetic Island, Cairns, Barron Gorge regions. People on ship and ship swimming pool. People on cliff, scenery, crowds on shore. Cane farming and cane cutting.

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    • 03/Feb/2015 14:29:53

    Its playing the movie back the front, the name on the ship is Manunda and its belongs to Adelaide Steamship

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    • 03/Feb/2015 14:39:01

    The second ship looks like AUSN's ship, either the Mildura, Mungana, Mareeba etc.