Bondi Beach, Australia (1925)
From the Film Australia Collection. Made by the Cinema and Photographic Branch 1925. Directed by Bert Ive. Huge crowds enjoy mixed bathing, playing games and relaxing on Bondi Beach. Women with parasols parade on promenade. Men form a human pyramid, young girls do cartwheels, and lifesavers demonstrate a surf rescue and resuscitation techniques. Shows 'flappers' at South Bondi as well as scenes at Bronte and Tamarama Beaches.