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  • Description

    Title reads: "News from Australia".

    Head of River Race. L/S 40,000 people on the banks of the Nepean River at Penrith. L/S start of rowing eights race. M/S crowd watching. L/S as the boats come up the river, St. Joseph's crew go into the lead early. A pistol shot marks the finish of the race with the Scots crew winning and Newington coming second, just ahead of Grammar. C/U two boys cheering the winners. M/S the winning crew. M/S crowd applauding. M/S members of the crew throwing the cox into the river he hits the water.

    Royal Easter Show at Sydney. L/S ring events taking place at the Sydney Royal Show. M/S crowds applauding. C/U four men competing in the wood chopping contest. C/U wood chopping contest pan to the winner J.T. O'Donnell of Victoria. Night shot illuminated Fun Fair. Various night shots of more than 1,400 school children dancing in the arena dancing. Various shots cowboy bucking broncos.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    53376
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1719.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:24:00 / 01:07:04:00
    Canister:
    62/35
    Sort Number:
    62/035
  • Stills

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

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