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NEWS - Sydney customs officers will, this week, destroy over 11,000 pirated Bollywood movie DVDs. "Well, you'll just have to watch 'Priscilla, Queen of the Desert' and 'Strictly Ballroom' again won't you?" 26 September, 2007

Reference Number: DCDL-0004052

Shows a row of policemen on a clifftop above Sydney Harbour firing at DVDs that are being shot into the sky using a machine, rather like clay pigeon shooting. Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House can be seen in the distance. In the background a large crowd of protesters who are screaming and weeping at the confiscation of pirated DVDs are held back by other policemen wielding batons and wearing safety visors. Refers to a newspaper report stating that Customs officers in Sydney destroyed more than 11,000 pirated Bollywood movie DVDs in September of 2007. .

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Sydney, Sound recordings - Pirated editions, Video recordings - Pirated editions, Customs inspection and Smuggling.

Part of:
Smith, Ashley W, 1948- :[Digital cartoons from 1 June 2007 onwards + digital cartoons received on 2 CDs dated 2004-2006 - all published in the Shipping Gazette, MG Business, or Presto], Reference Number DC-Group-0032 (289 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 300 dpi; Gray scale (8 bit); Pixel dimensions 1476 x 1119. Single art work

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