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    Noumea, New Caledonia, Pacific Isle.

    Australian commentary, transcript on file.

    Ground to air of D.C.8. flying low after take off. A shot from window looking out over a wing. M.S. Steward showing how to put on a life jacket to the passengers. Aerial view of the island of New Caledonia. M.S. Of the passengers aboard the D.C.8. M.S. From behind the pilot in the cockpit. V.S. Of breakfast being served on the D.C.8. V.S. The Union de Transports Aeriens D.C.8 taxiing in at Noumea, which has a typical French atmosphere about it. M.S. A gendarme waits at the bottom of the steps. V.S. Around the streets of Noumea taken from an open Landrover which is the transport of the gendarmes. V.S. Around Noumea and the people and traffic etc. M.S. Three Australian sailors, their ship happens to be in port. V.S. Natives of Noumea performing their dances. V.S. Including C.U. of school children of various nationalities and colours who live and school together on this island. V.S. One of New Caledonia's main industries nickel and the big foundry on the waters-edge. G.V. Pan the town of Noumea in a bay. G.V. Exterior of St. Joseph's Cathedral. V.S. Statue of Joan of Arc in cathedral grounds. V.S. People coming out of the cathedral include coloured people. G.V. Pan of the bay.

    (Comb. Fine Grain Pos.)

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:59:00 / 01:46:06:00
    UN 4106 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 4106 D
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