New Governor Of Australia 1947

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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Australian voiceovered newsreel material.

    William John McKell succeeds the Duke of Gloucester as new Governor General of Australia.

    CU full length of McKell walking out of his house with his dog beside him. MS Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester shaking hands with various personalities when saying farewell. MS McKell chatting to two other men. MS His modest home in Sydney. LS the Governor General's residence in Canberra.

    Possibly connected with 47/16 - MD.

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    British Pathé
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    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    58794
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1489.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:00:00 / 01:22:45:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 094
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 094
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