From the Film Australia Collection. Made by The Commonwealth Film Unit 1958. Directed by Richard Mason. This film shows various versions of an Australian Christmas Day from start to finish, from city to bush to beach. This is contrasted to celebrations in other countries. Christmas is celebrated in the middle of the Australian summer under a blazing sun. But even in the heat it is a season for traditional things; for family affairs and meeting with friends
Australian Christmases are VERY different from your white Christmases. Feel my summer Christmas struggles.