Len Pass collection


Accession number
[between 1929 and 1983?]
A collection of film, photographic slides, photographs and phonographic recordings.
Scope and content

The material was mostly created by Brisbane experimental, amateur film-maker Len Pass. The 50 films span ca. 1929-1983 and range from documentaries, family home movies, time lapse films, holiday films and footage of significant events. The collection also includes 8 mm. films made in the experimental 'ultrapan 8' style during the 1960s. The photographic slides include 39 60 x 60 mm. glass dufaycolor slides taken during the 1940s which include scenes of a military parade through Brisbane 1940-1945, Somerset Dam construction and Gold Coast beach activity; 3 dufaycolor transparencies not housed in a glass slide; 17 colour '127' photographic slides including scenes of a dolphin pool, Gold Coast and hinterland scenery, ca. 1950s; 12 commercial 35 mm. slides showing scenes of the Royal Tour of Queen Elizabeth II in 1954; miscellaneous glass and acetate colour 35 mm. slides taken during the 1950s showing scenes of Brisbane, the Gold Coast and New South Wales. The 16 photographs are black and white images relating to the Queensland Amateur Cine Society, ca. 1930s-1940s, showing outings and film-shoots.

16 photographs :
Additional format
Digital copies available for selected items.
Access restrictions
Restricted access. Please contact Queensland Memory, State Library of Queensland for more information.
Conditions of use
You are free to use for personal research and study. For other uses see https://www.slq.qld.gov.au/understanding-copyright
Selected items digitised with support of donors through the Queensland Library Reel Rescue campaign.
Preferred citation
32102, Len Pass collection, John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland