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  • Short Summary

    New liner reaches Australia on maiden voyage and meets Indonesian sailing ship.

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    Melbourne Harbour and Sydney Harbour, Australia. Cut story with Australian commentary.

    GV. head on of liner "Canberra" lying alongside in Melbourne harbour, GV. engine room, CU dials in engine room, GV. from air of Canberra along side quay, MS officer and rating on bridge shot from air of stern showing backward position of funnels, shot from bridge looking towards stern, MS juke box in "Popinn" (a jive bar") MS. couple jiving bar, High angel GV. of stern area, MS bridge house, with Dame Patti Menzies, wife of Australian premier Sir Robert Menzies, who launched the ship originally

    LS. of Indonesian sailing ship (barquentine) "Dewarutji" (847 tons) with 70 Indonesian sea cadets on board for a goodwill visit, rounding headland. LS sailing ship, MS. Ditto, pan up to sails, LS sailing ship, GV. from air Canberra at sea at (dusk), GV. Sydney harbour from air including Sydney Harbour Bridge. MS. Canberra entering harbour G.V. harbour with crowds lining quay. High angle GV. harbour with Canberra at birth, MS. Canberra along side, looking through bowsprit of the Dewarutji.

    Comb F.G.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:35:00 / 01:31:58:00
    UN 3515 C

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