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    Big convoy of luxury liners brings first contingent of Anzacs one of greatest single troop movements in history.

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Anzacs Arrive: First Pictures

    The Second Imperial Force Arrives in Middle East.
    EGYPT: Ismailia:
    Gen. view Empress of Britain arriving..Egyptian in fez silhouetted in f-g.
    Long view Empress of Britain arriving.
    Top view pan Australians on deck cheering.
    Semi view Aussies on board.
    CU type in hat.
    CU Aussie badge on shoulder.
    CU type in hat.
    Top view tug-of-war on deck...nurses watching.
    CU nurses looking on.
    Semi view tug-of-war leader stripped to waist.
    Gen. view & Semi CU of Australian soldiers leaving ship.
    Semi view Aussies coming ashore...native in f-g.

    Good Scenes.
    Gen. view 3 ships arriving...in canal.
    Gen. views (2) & semi view Empress of Britain in canal...natives in f-g.
    Var scenes of Australian soldiers with kit off ship, along quay past camera etc.

    In blueprint roll:-
    Long view Sir Miles Lampson reading King's message to AIF, near him Eden, Wavell &

    Mahmound Azmi Bey.
    Gen. view Eden & Lampson.

    Gen. view camp for New Zealanders in desert.
    Long view natives building wooden huts. etc.
    CU native sawing.
    Long view working on huts.
    CU pan native working with tool.

    Gen. view Empress of Canada arriving...native in f-g.
    Long view New Zealanders crowded on ship.
    Semi view bow of ship 'Empress of Canada'.
    Semi view & CU N.Z. men looking out of portholes.
    Semi view soldiers cheering.
    CU pan of N.Z. types.
    Long view bum-boatmen at side of ship.
    Shot looking down on bum-boatmen.
    Semi view soldiers beckoning to bum-boatmen salesmen.
    Semi view Eden up gangplank.
    Gen. view Gen. Freyberg shaking hands with Eden.
    Pan of troops on board applauding.
    Semi CU pan Eden starts talking to men.

    Top view Eden talking to N.Z. soldiers on ship.
    Semi view soldiers listening.
    Gen. view soldiers with kit off boat.
    Semi view natives looking on.
    Pan from natives to troops off ship.
    Semi view & semi CU of New Zealand bag-piper.
    Semi view New Zealanders putting on pitch-helmets.
    Pan of lighters leaving.
    Shot of lighter..underway to shore.
    Long view natives dancing to bagpipes on raft.
    Semi view natives dancing.
    CU General Freyberg.
    Gen. view pan of troops marching away from quayside.
    Long view troops towards...slip to back view.


    Gen. view N.Z. soldiers in rigging of ship.
    Semi view troops on board ship.
    Semi Cu Eden & Freyberg....Freyberg walks out of picture.
    Gen. view soldiers lined up.
    Gen. view pan along lighter full of soldiers reaching shore.
    Semi view soldiers disembarking.

    Semi view piper playing to New Zealanders.
    Gen. view soldiers on quay.
    Angle, semi view pan & gen. view of New Zealanders disembarking.
    Top view soldiers on quay reading first newspapers.
    CU type smiling pan to mascot of stuffed black cat.
    Gen. view bum-boatmen at top of mast selling to soldiers on ship..& top view.
    CU side view type showing N.Z.E.A. on shoulder.
    Gen. view Eden & Lampson smiling.
    Back view Eden addressing troops on board.
    Good side CU of Eden..hatless.
    Gen. view & long view natives unloading officer's kit.
    Gen. view & semi view pan of troops lined up on quay.
    Gen. view pan of desert Encampment.
    Gen. view natives building huts.
    Semi view crowded troopship.
    Gen. view soldiers cheering.
    Gen. view crowded troopship.
    Semi view Eden addressing men.
    Gen. view pan soldiers cheering.

    Good Scenes.

    Gen. view pan troops cheering.
    Gen. view lighter approaching shore.
    Semi view natives pulling rope of lighter.
    Gen. view lighter at quay & soldiers off.
    Gen. view, semi view & gen. view soldiers ashore.

    In blue print Roll:-

    Several scenes similar to above material.

    Ships and Boats; Military - Active; Australia; New Zealand; British Empire
    Background: Big convoy of luxury liners brings first contingent of Anzacs one of greatest single troop movements in history.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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