Cook Town 1966

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    Title reads: "Cooktown. History For The Tourist". Australian voiceovered newsreel material.

    Cook Town, Queensland, Australia. Tourists are given a lesson in history on a visit to Cook Town.

    GV Bay where Captain James Cook first landed in Australia. MS Cars arriving. VS Captain Cook monument at the bay. MS Tourist look at old cannon. VS Of wooden buildings of Cook Town. MS Australian drinking beer in bar and pan up to historic murals of gold rush days etc. CU Old timer George Doughboy who remembers the old days. VS Of ancient memorials and historic places around Cooktown. VS Old disused railway line and carriages. VS Ruins of old Cook Town. LS Moonlight on sea. Lighthouse in foreground. GV Cook Town bay and landscape.

    (Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 19/08/1966.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    89904
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3211.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:55:00 / 01:16:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 4168 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 4168 A
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