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    Title reads 'Silver Anniversary for Sydney Newspaper'.

    MS. Australian news vendor. CU. Papers coming off presses. Various shots of the activity in the editorial room of Daily Mirror in Australia with the journalists busy writing and the sub-editors sorting through items. Various shots of the compositors seated at their machines as the newspapers are getting ready for printing. Various shots of the metal words and the blocks being placed into forms. Various shots of the metal going through a press and a wax flexible matrix is taken off. Various shots of the curved plates being placed onto the rollers. Various shots of the paper presses rolling and the papers coming off at the end. CU. The first Daily Mirror front pages back in 1941. Various flashback shots to news items that were in the Cinesound Review Newsreel in the week in 1941 when the Daily Mirror was launched. Sir Arthur Fadden announced a war loan. Yellow cab running on coal gas to beat the petrol rationing. Australians in Palestine, shots of them running through desert country. Australian soldiers in Singapore, sightseeing, as the war has not reached there yet. Various shots of the Sydney newspaper vendors. Various shots of the newspaper presses rolling.

    (Comb. Fine Grain.)

    Date found in the old record - 13/05/1966.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:03:00 / 01:06:40:00
    UN 4137 I
    Sort Number:
    UN 4137 I
  • Appears in...

    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour War & Revolution Trade & Industry
    Malaysia Southern Star - Power games Singapore Singapore 2 Sydney Selection, post-WW2
  • Stills

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

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