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Series:
Films Produced and Acquired by Ash Bester and Bester Family
Series Number:
Access:
Open
Start Date:
01 Jan 1932
End Date:
31 Dec 1963
Source:
Tasmanian Archives
Creating Agency:
01 Jan 1865

01 Jan 1937
How to Use:
Copyright of the films in this series produced by Ash, Bester & Co. NG2887 and Bester Family NG3356 is assigned to the State Archivist. For details of the producer of each film in the series please read and click on the individual item listings in red text at the bottom of this page for this and other technical information

Copyright of items in this series produced by other or unknown entities remains with the producer in each case
Series notes:
The films in this series were produced G.R. (Bob) Bester and his son Jeffrey largely in their capacity as managing directors of Ash, Bester and Co. The series includes subject films and promotional material produced by Ash Bester whcih were available from the Hire Agency of Ash Bester and Co., The Camera House (1937) Pty. Ltd.

These records are part of the holdings of the Tasmanian Archives
Items:


Film - Family recreation - includes footage of Royal visit Hobart Queen Elizabeth II motorcade - prod. Bester
Film - Hobart waterfront Pavilion Point regatta coronation bunting - prod. Bester
Film - Royal Hobart Regatta Bester family scenes - prod. Bester
Film - Franklin Glen Huon Bester family Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Pavilion Point - prod. Bester
Film - Bellerive Beach Cambridge Road - prod. Bester
Film - Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - Bester family home Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - Bester family picnic Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - Bester farm Glen Huon - prod. Bester
Film - Mt Wellington Fern Tree - prod. Bester
Film - family fun day Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - Goliath Portland cement company Railton - prod. Bester
Film - family scenes Lake Mackintosh Rosebery River Derwent Sandy Bay - prod. Bester
Film - Franklin Square Mt Wellington Hobart Airport - prod. Bester
Film - Elizabeth Street military parade Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens - prod. Bester
Film - Glen Huon Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - unknown location three people with car - prod. Bester
Film - Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - Hinsby Beach Taroona Bester family home - prod. Bester
Film - wheelbarrow race Bellerive - prod. Bester
Film - unknown location couple with dog - prod. Bester
Film - River Derwent Hinsby Beach Shot Tower Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - River Derwent SS Remere Kangaroo Bay Government House Pavilion Point Mt Wellington regatta Sandy Bay - prod. Bester
Film - fishing trip Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - Hobart Cup Royal Hobart Show SS Rosny and Excella football North Hobart coronation celebrations - prod. Bester
Film - Huon Vally apple picking - prod. Bester
Film - oyster harvesting family fun day picnic Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - building the Bester family home Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - Royal Hobart Regatta Battery Point Pavilion Point Huon Tasman Peninsula Tarraleah - prod. Bester
Film - Collins and Harrinton Streets - prod. Bester
Film - Mt Wellington - prod. Bester
Film - Granton Bridgewater - prod. Bester
Film - Ross township - prod. Bester
Film - Tasmanian Premier Ogilvie funeral - prod. Bester
Film - Hobart Airport aerial shots - prod. Bester
Film - Queens Domain Mt Wellington - prod. Bester
Film - Ross township Devonport Burnie Circular Head Stanley - prod. Bester
Film - River Derwent - prod. Bester
Film - Ralph's Bay - prod. Bester
Film - unknown men on a boat unknown location - prod. Bester
Film - Hinsby Beach Taroona snow falling Hobart city - prod. Bester
Film - New Town Bay shipwrights - prod. Bester
Film - Bester shopfront Elizabeth Street - prod. Bester
Film - Swansea - prod. Bester
Film - Beaumaris Zoo thylacine - prod. Bester
Film - River Derwent Queens Domain St Davids Park GPO IXL jam factory - prod. Bester
Film - River Derwent Kangaroo Bay - prod. Bester
Film - Royal Hobart Regatta The Nut Stanley - prod. Bester
Film - Macquarie Heads Hells Gates SS Kini Abt Railway King River - prod. Bester
Film - Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Pavilion Point ANM shed Mt Wellington St Georges Anglican church - prod. Bester
Film - Devonport Burnie - prod. Bester
Film - cricket Queens Domain - prod. Bester
Film - Launceston City Park conservatory Mt Arthur Scottsdale Ringarooma Bicheno Coles Bay - prod. Bester
Film - Snug Falls - prod. Bester
Film - New Norfolk ferry Lurgurena Hobart waterfront Hobart Airport - prod. Bester
Film - unnamed adults with new born baby in an undetermined location - prod. Bester
Film - HRH Duke of Gloucester in Hobart - prod. Bester
Film - unknown location small terrier dog at gate and mother with newborn baby probably Jeffrey Bester - prod. Bester
Film - Bester family scenes Hinsby Beach Taroona Hastings township thermal pool Swansea - prod. Bester
Film - Westerway Ross township - prod. Bester
Film - Mayfield Beach, East Coast looking out across to Freycinet Prosser River Ordord Spiky Bridge - prod. Bester
Film - the princess weds marriage of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip - prod. British Pathe
Film - Ash Bester shopfront Elizabeth Street Granton Overland Track Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park Orford Swansea - prod. Bester
Film - River Derwent SS Lurgurena Swansea Elephant Pass St Marys Scamander St Helens Goulds Country - prod. Bester
Film - example of Bester library film comedy - prod. RKO
Film - example of Bester library film comedy - prod. Pathescope
Film - farm practices Devonport Old Colony Coffee Inn New Norfolk - prod. Bester
Film - Melbourne - prod. Bester
Film - Hinsby Beach Taroona West Coast Hotel - prod. Bester
Film - example of Bester library film - prod. The Walt Disney Company
Film - Hobart to Sydney via Victoria - prod. Bester
Film - Tasmania tourism promotion Cascade Brewery aerial views Hobart and surrounds - prod. Cinescope
Film - Hobart Argyle Street River Derwent Fern Tree Hotel - prod. Bester
Film - Russell Falls Devonport Waratah Forth Falls - prod. Bester
Film - example of Bester library film comedy - prod. Pathescope
Film - Royal Hobart Regatta Sir Ernest Clark ML Egeria Franklin Square Elizabeth Street GPO CML building - prod. Bester
Film - Bester family Nive Bridge Lyell Highway Tarraleah Lake St Clair Mt Lyell Queenstown Strahan Macquarie Harbour - prod. Bester
Film - Port Huon Hastings Caves Sorell causeway Pittwater Eaglehawk Neck Pirates Bay Tasman Arch Port Arthur Devil's Arch - prod. Bester
Film - Mt Wellington River Derwent Fern Tree Hotel Huonville Glen Huon Russell River Road Denison River - prod. Bester
Film - Hinsby Beach Taroona Bathurst Street Royal Hobart Hospital Pavilion Point ANM shed SS Derwent and Excella Mt Wellington Taroona Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens - prod. Bester
Film - Long Beach Sandy Bay Cartela Hobart waterfront Sandy Bay - prod. Bester
Film - Mt Wellington snow Hinsby Beach Taroona Nive Bridge Lyell Highway Strahan Conservatory Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - Sorell Hinsby Beach Taroona Pittwater Mayfield Beach Freycinet Peninsula - prod. Bester
Film - samuel Bell's Parade Latrobe Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - Coles Bay The Hazards Swansea Eaglehawk Neck - prod. Bester
Film - Swansea - prod. Bester
Film - St Helens River Derwent New Norfolk - prod. Bester
Film - Fox Glacier New Zealand English Electric Canberra jet-powered light bomber - prod. Bester
Film - Southeast Asia Queensland cruise - prod. Bester
Film - New Zealand Mt Wellington (TAS) - prod. Bester
Film - Dunedin New Zealand - prod. Bester
Film - Hinsby Beach Taroona Parliament House Hobart SS Lurgurena Hobart waterfront Hinsby Beach Taroona Seven Mile Beach Hastings Caves - prod. Bester
Film - Mt Wellington Boyer paper mill River Derwent New Norfolk - prod. Bester
Film - Notre Dame college boxing magazine-style programme - prod. unknown
Film - Sydney - prod. Bester
Film - Hobart waterfront Sandy Bay ferry terminal Hinsby Beach Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - Child Welfare Association Mothercraft Home Flint House at New Town - prod. Bester
Film - Huonville - prod. Bester
Film - city businesses Hobart - prod. Bester
Film - Channel Highway Taroona - prod. Bester
Film - poultry farms Victoria - prod. Bester
Film - aerial views Hobart Mt Wellington Snug Falls Glenelg Brisbane Storey Bridge - prod. Bester
Film - coronation Queen Elizabeth II - prod. Pathescope
Film - Goliath Portland Cement employees NSW coastal towns Clark Dam bridge Huonville Highland Pipe Band Great Lake Dam lawn bowls - prod. Bester
Film - Visual education from Ash Bester's complete cine-service provision of film projectors in schools includes G.R. Bester Education Minister E.J. Ogilvie and director G.V. Brooks and Visual Education Committee members - prod. Bester
Film - Hobart waterfront S.S. Lurgurena Morrison St. Gibson's St. David's polar ship 'Wyatt Earp' Ellsworth Antarctic aircraft drawbridge Constitution Dock yachts LauncestonGorge Parliament House Lutana panorama Queenstown - prod. Bester
Film - Violet & Jeff Bester bikes Main Rd. Moonah near Hopkins St.site of H. Fennell chemist captions Governor of Tasmania Sir Ernest Clark Government House panoramas student mock commemoration King 'Albert' George VI - prod. Bester
Film - Ash Bester shopfront Hobart New Norfolk Salmon Ponds National Park Violet & Jeff Russell Falls G.R. Bester Lake Fenton Mt. Field Tarraleah Princes Park Gorge GPO John Hart Conservatorium Ross bridge - prod. Bester
Film - SS. Taroona departure from Hobart Adelaide Mercantile Bowling Club St. Peter's cathedral Creswell Garden Geelong Art Gallery family (colour) London beach (colour) birthday party - prod. Bester
Film - Tarraleah Lodge Tunbridge Hotel Burnie APPM Devonport Victoria Brdige GPO CML bldg Weldborough Branxholm Scamander Scottsdale Bridport bee hives toboggan National Park Russell Falls - prod. Bester
Film - Royal Australian Navy sailors biplanes Suez Canal deck games wives & girlfriends Castell de Peniscola Spain athletics drinking beer Straits of Gibraltar bull-fighting rollercoaster golf football rifle shooting - prod. Bester
Film - R.A.N. ships at sea deck games tennis Lone Pine & Shell Green cemeteries Shrapnell Valley at the beach camels Sphinx Cairo rowing swimming cafe canoeing beach - prod. Bester
Film - Deloraine bridge Bell's Parade coastal views lighthouse Burnie APPM Forth River Mount Roland - prod. Bester
Film - ferry ride from Hobart to and activities at the Australain Imperial Force A.I.F. Artillery League annual picnic at Old Beach, Tasmania - prod. Bester