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    Farm Cove, Australia: GAV GOTHIC approaching harbour. SV GOTHIC. Nearer AV GOTHIC going up harbour entrance escorted by little ships. GAV Ditto - mass of little ships. Shot from Gothic, of little ships. GBV GOTHIC at anchor near Sydney Bridge. SV Pan Royals leaving Gothic. GV Little ships afront Sydney Bridge. SV Royals on Royal launch. Nearer shot: Ditto. TV Pan up Royals in launch in front of Sydney Bridge, little ships around. GTV Many yachts lined up for inspection. LV Royals on launch through lines of yachts. SV Ditto. TV Royal launch approaching landing stage. SV Royals off launch greeting by Governor-General Sir William Slim, the Governor of New South Wales Lt. Gen. Sir John Northcott, the Prime Minister Mr. Menzies, and the Prime Minister of New South Wales, Mr. Cahill... 310ft



    Pamela Mountabatten out of launch in b-g. TV Crowd looking on. CU Queen speaks. (Nat. sd.) she hands speech over at the end. TV Pan from dais to crowd applauding. TV Royals into car. GTV Royal car through decorated Sydney street. SV Pan Royals waving from car. GV Crowd. GV Car towards led by mounted escort. CU Royals wave from car, Queen next to camera. GBV Procession through decorated street. Angle shot: Portrait of Royals on building. LV Pan Royals past cheering crowd. TV Crowd waving. TV Royals out of car at cenotaph. TV Crowd. LV Royals lay a wreath. SBV Royals step back. GTV Royals back from Cenotaph, mass crowd in street behind. GV Royal car towards. SCU Pan Royals in car. GTV Royal procession into Government House. GTV Government House and grounds. CU Royals in grounds of Government House. SV Start of Firework display. Angle shot: Fireworks cascading. A/shot: more fireworks.



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    CU Queen speaks. "Standing at last on Australian soil on this spot that is the birthplace of the nation I want to tell you all how happy I am to be amongst you, and how much I look forward to my journey through Australia." (applause.)



    Farm Cove, Australia: TV Royal launch approaching landing stage. SV Royals off launch greeted by Governor-General Sir William Slim, the Governor-of New South Wales Lt. Gen. Sir John Northcott, the Prime Minister Mr. Menzies, and the Prime Minister of New South Wales, Mr. Cahill, Pamela Mountbatten out of launch in b-g. TV Crowd looking on. CU Queen speaks. (Nat. sd.) she hands over speech at end. TV Pan from dais to crowd applauding. TV Royals into car. 310ft



    SOUND EFFECTS.



    CU Queen speaks.



    "Standing at last on Australian soil on this spot that is the birthplace of the nation I want to tell you all how happy I am to be amongst you, and how much I look forward to my journey through Australia." (applause.)



    Royalty; Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain (b. 1926, reigned 1952- ), Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten) (b. 1921), British Empire; Prime Minister Sir Robert Gordon Menzies (1894-1978), Governor General William Joseph Slim, 1st Viscount Slim (1891-1970)




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    Sydney

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEBAB2SEH7RCM37H229DPP1ECT
    Media URN:
    VLVAEBAB2SEH7RCM37H229DPP1ECT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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