• Short Summary

    Queen continues her Australian tour.

  • Description

    This item is filmed in Technicolor.

    Northern Territory, Australia.

    Pan along the city of Alice Springs, Australia. Various shots of the Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, arriving to Traegar Park and being greeted by the crowd. Little native girl Julie Kelly presents the Queen with flowers, Duke smiles. Several shots of the Aborigines in the crowd. Various shots of the Queen and Duke in a jeep moving slowly through cheering crowd. Native woman holding a crying baby in her arms.

    Various shots of the Flying Doctors Service hospital. Flying doctors contact the patients via radio. They fly to visit them, and, if needed, fly them back to the hospital. Queen and Duke arrive to hospital - hospital staff and local crowd gathered to greet them. Queen speaking into microphone in the hospital - natural sound. She pays tribute to doctors and nurses of the service. Cut to family gathered around radio listening Queen's broadcast. Duke talking to a girl patient before entering car to leave. Queen and Duke waving from the car on departure.

    Various shots of the Queen and Duke watching the cowboys rounding cattle on a vast field - Queen films it on her cine-camera. Pathe sound recorder George Young is seen running being chased by cattle. More shots of the cowboys rounding cattle and the royal party watching. Various scenic shots of the cattle being herded through gate in sunset.

    Various shots of the Queen and Duke arriving in the open car to a field in Darwin, capital of the Northern Territory. Large crowd cheering as the Queen and Duke drive past them. Mayor of Darwin, Mr N. H. Cooper, greets the guests.

    Several shots of the march past of the Pacific Islands Pipe Band, Queen and Duke watching from dais. Several shots of the Yirrkala Mission dancers in traditional Corroboree. The Bathurst Island Choir members sitting on ground, singing the Canoe Sailing Song - their bodies and faces are painted. Several shots of the Queen and Prince Philip driving in a jeep through ranks of cheering children.

    The rodeo is held at Winellie Showgrounds for the Queen and Duke. Various shots of the rodeo and the Queen and Duke watching from the royal box - Duke looks through binoculars. Large crowd cheering. Some great horses and unpleasant falls seen.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    4K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:49:00 / 01:54:24:00

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