Ghosts of Port Arthur

Ghosts of Port Arthur is a 1933 Australian short documentary directed by Ken G. Hall. It was described as a "travel fantasy"[2] which focuses on the history of the penal settlement at Port Arthur.

Ghosts of Port Arthur
Directed byKen G. Hall
Produced byKen G. Hall
Narrated byBert Bailey
CinematographyFrank Hurley[1]
Release date
March 1933[2]
Running time
10 mins

It includes sections on New Norfolk, Hobart, Port Arthur, the Hobart Zoo and the Derwent River district.


The film was released as a support item. The Adelaide News called it a "fine travel talk".[3]


  1. "Special Screening". Port Lincoln Times. SA: National Library of Australia. 19 May 1933. p. 2. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  2. "WEST'S EMPIRE OPENING". The News. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 11 March 1933. p. 5. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  3. ""Maid of the Mountains"". The News. Adelaide: National Library of Australia. 13 March 1933. p. 3. Retrieved 12 March 2015.

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