Fantastic documentary. My only technical quibble was that the aspect ratio on some of the old footage could have been corrected.
This is really well done and a great documentary. Full marks.
I was the eldest son of the Hungarian family that Tom Colless mentioned. We lived at Scott Avenue, Leura and thank you to all the people that helped and supported our family during and after the fires. Continue reading
An amazing piece of work congratulations to all involved in its production.
Not only is this a valuable record of what happened in 1957, capturing memories of the time, it is a great lesson about fire behaviour and what we can do to prevent future losses. Well done.
Fantastic video, as a volunteer fire fighter since 1980 I have been to the Blue Mountains many times to help the local brigades. Every time it has been to somewhere different, but the communities are greatful Continue reading
I can only imagine how terrifying it must have been. It was scary to see that our property was one of the ones burnt through. Makes us grateful for the advances that have been made in fire fighting. Our Continue reading
”well done. brilliant. wonderful historical doocument, and relevant lessons lessons lessons for us all today too.”