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....

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
89904
Sort Number:
UN 4168 A
Time in/Out:
01:13:55:00 / 01:16:12:00
Canister:
UN 4168 A
Film ID:
3211.11
Issue Date:
1966

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