Escape from racism at the Coolbaroo Club dances – film clip

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Progress of white society, Surveillance of Aboriginal people in Perth, Coolbaroo Club escape from oppression, Bill Bodney and Tommy Bropho important leaders in Club, Dancing


Ronin Films, directed Roger Scholes, produced Penny Robins, co-producers Steve Kinnane and Lauren Marsh.


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