• Short Summary

    At the Melbourne Town Hall about five thousand people packed busy Swanston Street to see Mr.

  • Description


    LS Town Hall
    2 ft


    Car with Worrell and Gomez
    7 ft


    Second car
    12 ft


    Ramadhin and Watson
    15 ft


    They get out of car
    23 ft


    MS Worrell
    25 ft


    Cammie Smith out of car
    28 ft


    Lance Gibbs
    29 ft


    West Indian
    30 ft


    Valentine
    31 ft


    ?
    32 ft


    Ramadhin
    33 ft


    ?
    34 ft


    Hall
    36 ft


    Kanhai
    37 ft


    Crowd
    38 ft


    They enter Town Hall
    43 ft


    LS Queen's Portrait, tilt to reception
    46 ft


    MS Guests
    48 ft


    LS Lord Mayor presents book to Worrell
    53 ft


    MS same
    56 ft


    Winifred Attwell
    57 1/2 ft


    Worrell
    59 ft


    Tilt from Worrell to Overseas league Badge
    65 ft


    West Indians filling out onto portico
    68 ft


    Crowd rush to rails
    72 ft


    Old man
    74 ft


    LS Balcony
    76 ft


    West Indians
    79 ft


    Crowd
    81 ft


    Winnifred Attwell kisses Worrell
    83 ft


    Crowds waving
    85 ft


    West Indians waving
    87 ft


    Crowd
    89 ft


    Evans pushes Worrell forward
    91 ft


    Benaud
    93 ft


    Worrell & Benaud
    96 ft


    LS Crowds and traffic
    98 ft



    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: At the Melbourne Town Hall about five thousand people packed busy Swanston Street to see Mr. Gomez and the West Indies Captain, Frank Worrell arrive, leading a procession of ten cars carrying the 19 cricketers. It was one of Melbourne's most enthusiastic receptions for sporting personalities.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABMVCNXMNFRJ6G2QWEFACPCD4Q
    Media URN:
    VLVABMVCNXMNFRJ6G2QWEFACPCD4Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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