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School in the mailbox

Author: Stanley Hawes; Australian National Film Board.
Publisher: Australia : Australian National Film Board, 1947.
Edition/Format:   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Made in answer to a request from UNESCO, this film shows how the children of the Australian òutback' are educated by means of correspondence courses and radio broadcasts under the guidance of various State Correspondence Schools. It also shows how the lessons are sent by train, car, buggy, bicycle, camel and aeroplane to various parts of the country and the conditions under which the children study. (Awards:  Read more...
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Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Hawes; Australian National Film Board.
OCLC Number: 85942819
Description: 20 min. : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Responsibility: Stanley Hawes, director.

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Made in answer to a request from UNESCO, this film shows how the children of the Australian òutback' are educated by means of correspondence courses and radio broadcasts under the guidance of various State Correspondence Schools. It also shows how the lessons are sent by train, car, buggy, bicycle, camel and aeroplane to various parts of the country and the conditions under which the children study. (Awards: Academy Award nomination).

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