• Short Summary

    Sydney Opera House, some three years before it's due to be completed. But there is?

  • Description


    LS Sydney Opera House.
    3 ft


    Men in hole.
    5 1/2 ft


    Men going towards away from.
    9 ft


    Crowd around sitting down.
    11 ft


    Man in scaffolding.
    12 1/2 ft


    Crowd around etc and feet etc.
    18 1/2 ft


    BRING UP S.O.F.



    HOLD TO APPLAUSE.



    BRING UP S.O.F.



    HOLD TO END.




    Initials TDH/AW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Sydney Opera House, some three years before it's due to be completed. But there is a stir of unusual activity on this particular day because the negro singer, Paul Robeson had been invited to come and meet the men working on the job. Most of the workmen gathered around at lunchtime to await the arrival of Mr. Robeson, who is at present in Australia on a concert tour. To begin with, a few words about Australian singers...

    Then Paul Robeson became the first great singer to give a performance at the Sydney Opera House...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3LVICD5O75VMW1694MR5M2KW7
    Media URN:
    VLVA3LVICD5O75VMW1694MR5M2KW7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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