Us Ambassador To Australia 1940

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    Full title reads: "US Ambassador To Australia".

    Sydney, Australia.

    GV. Ext. Admiralty House, Sydney.

    VS. of the new American Ambassador presenting his credentials to Lord Gowrie, he is Clarence E Gauss. Nat. sound of the speech by the ambassador and by the Governor General. After the ceremony Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies steps forward to shake hands with the ambassador.

    MS. & CUS. of the new ambassador and his staff sitting in garden with the Governor General and Menzies all posing for official pictures.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    21139
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1057.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:19:00 / 01:14:40:00
    Canister:
    40/79
    Sort Number:
    40/079
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Religion & Politics
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
On 18 September 2014 Scotland goes to the polls to vote on independence. To mark this and in celebration of all things Scottish, British Pathé has created Scotland: The Heritage Collection.
scot

Related Videos

Hide
New Us Ambassador In Britain

New Us Ambassador In Britain

King and Duke of Kent greet new US ambassador, John G Winant.

New Us Ambassador Interviewed In London

New Us Ambassador Interviewed In London

Joseph P Kennedy, new US Ambassador to England, says a few words to camera on taking up his new post.

New Us Ambassador Presents His Credentials To The King Lner

New Us Ambassador Presents His Credentials To The King Lner

Carriages, one containing unseen Joseph P Kennedy, go to and from Buckingham Palace (story incomplete).

New Us Ambassador Presents His Credentials To The King Lner

New Us Ambassador Presents His Credentials To The King Lner

Visuals only, showing American Ambassador Joseph P Kennedy leaving his hotel to visit King George VI.

New U.S. Ambassador Arrives  AKA New Us Ambassador Arrives

New U.S. Ambassador Arrives AKA New Us Ambassador Arrives

Frank Kellogg arrives in Britain to become new U.S. ambassador.

News From U.S.A. - Dag Hammarskjold Elected U.N. Sec/gen - William Taft Ambassador To Ireland

News From U.S.A. - Dag Hammarskjold Elected U.N. Sec/gen - William Taft Ambassador To Ireland

New head of the United Nations is appointed as is the new US ambassador to Eire.

New Us Ambassador To UK

New Us Ambassador To UK

Walter Gifford, new US Ambassador to Britain, arrives in Southampton, Hampshire.

Us Ambassador Designated To India

Us Ambassador Designated To India

US Ambassador Chester Bowles presents credentials to Indian President Prasad. New Delhi.

On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Titanic
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald