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    Sydney, Australia.

    Australian commentary, transcript on file.

    C.U. Cap badge of New South Wales Police. M.S. Constable of the N.S.W. Police on duty. M.S. The present Commissioner of Police Mr. Norman Allan sitting at desk. C.U. Face on painting of the first Commissioner Captain John McCelerie. V.S. Flashbacks of NSW Police during search for missing boy and a search for two escapes they cover brush land with tracker dogs and Landrovers. V.S. Police in small outboard motorboats speeding about Sydney Harbour they are training for flood rescue work. M.S. Water pouring over the side of cliff like a giant waterfall. A shot looking along flooded street of a small town. V.S. Police bring the pilot of a crashed helicopter to dry land from the flood area. L.S. People and cars near cliff edge. M.S. Savage sea breaking near cliff. M.S. The cliff rescue team rescue a man on the windswept cliff. MS. At night of a police sign outside police station pans down to police car with headlights on moves off. MS. Two operators at police radio control centre. CU. Man in trilby in moving car talking through microphone. Panning shot at night, police car speeding down road. VS. NSW Police clash with dockers in 1959. VS. Various branches of the police take part in the biggest police parade ever staged in Australia coverage shows mounted police, motorcycle police, women-police foot police and a contingent of New Zealand police.


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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:04:16:00
    UN 3618 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 3618 A
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture
    Sydney Selection, post-WW2 Police Investigating Headlights
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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