• Short Summary

    The glorious spring weather in Sydney today was a signal for many to leave the busy streets of the city and to head for the leafy coolness of Hyde Park.

  • Description


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    1.
    L.V. BORING EQUIPMENT BEING TOWED.


    2.
    S.V. TUG PULLING.


    3.
    TOP V.PAN OF EQUIPMENT ON TOW.


    4.
    S.V. MOTOR FOLLOWING.


    5.
    C.U. NAME ON BOAT.


    6.
    S.V. ENGINEERS WATCHING.


    7.
    L.V. TUG AT POSITION.


    8.
    L.V. SIDE OF STRUCTURE OF BORING EQUIPMENT. (STATIONARY)


    9.
    S.V. SIDE OF STRUCTURE.


    10.
    TOP V. LOOKING DOWN ON STRUCTURE OF BORING EQUIPMENT.


    11.
    L.V. MEN IN CRADLE BEING SWUNG OUT.


    12.
    S.V. WIND DIRECTION FINDER.


    13.
    L.V. HELICOPTER TOWARDS LANDING ON DECK ON BORING STRUCTURE.


    14.
    TOP V.PAN OF STRUCTURE, PAN TO HELICOPTER ON DECK.


    15.
    S.TOP V. HELICOPTER TAKING OFF.


    16.
    G.V.PAN HELICOPTER FLYING AROUND BORING PLANT.



    General view of the Sistine Chapel



    Various details of Michelangelo and Raphael's frescos



    Small Thrones for Cardinals and stove for smoke signals



    Cardinals in order according to lists:



    Roncalli (to the left) Leger (to the right)



    Tisserant (the one having his ring kissed)



    Siri



    Three Cardinals in a row: Feltin, Ruffini, Mimmi



    " " " " " Wyasynsky, Spellmann, Macintyre



    Lercaro



    Agagianian



    Ciriaci (the tallest) and Valeri



    Masella



    General view exit Cardinals



    Ruffini (to the left) and Ganali (to the right)



    The Crmerlengo Masella and Swiss Guard



    Roncalli



    Wyszynsky



    Spellman and Siri



    MCU leaves
    2 1/2 ft


    MS people across to street to park
    5 ft


    MS people in park
    7 ft


    MS people under umbrellas
    9 1/2 ft


    MS women feed pigeons (12 1/2)
    15 ft


    CU waratah
    17 1/2 ft


    MS woodchopper Tom Edwards cuts log (to 20)
    21 ft


    MS people watch
    22 1/2 ft


    MS Wal Edwards makes nicks in tree
    25 1/2 ft


    MS crowd
    27 ft


    MS Tom Edwards chops thru block tilt down to crowd applauding (29)
    30 ft


    MS Wal Edwards thru block (31 1/2) tilt to crowd
    34 ft


    MS two men in underhand log chop, Lennie Stevens (Epping) Snowy Richardson (Fivedock) -furthest
    37 1/2 ft


    MSRV crowd
    39 ft


    MS chopping, Stevens thru (42 1/2)
    43 1/2 ft


    MS crowd applaud
    45 ft


    MS mannequin on dais past crowd
    49 ft


    CU people watch
    50 1/2 ft


    MS mannequin
    54 1/2 ft


    MS 2 firemen, on in asbestos suit walk past camera
    57 1/2 ft


    MS people watch
    59 ft


    MCU fire engine - 250 BC wheeled around by costumed crew
    62 1/2 ft


    MS crowd
    64 1/2 ft


    MS crew turn handle of fire engine, water out (66)
    66 1/2 ft


    MCU crew turn handle of fire engine, water out (66)
    69 1/2 ft


    MCU engine - 120 BC see-saw pump action
    75 ft


    MS water onto statue on Archibald fountain
    76 1/2 ft


    MS modern engine into frame
    79 1/2 ft


    Ms old man sleeping on grass
    81 ft


    LAMS firemen up to on extension ladder
    86 ft


    CU fireman watches
    87 1/2 ft


    LALS firemen atop long ladder
    90 1/2 ft


    MS ladder down, statue FG
    94 1/2 ft



    Initials D.C/CW J.H./P.B.


    N.B. Enclosed Newspaper with all photo of Cardinals, this I send to facilitate the identification of them.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The glorious spring weather in Sydney today was a signal for many to leave the busy streets of the city and to head for the leafy coolness of Hyde Park. As always, there were the daily lunch-hour crowds -- some come there to sit beneath the shade for umbrellas; others to sit quietly on the grass and feed the park's permanent visitors -- the pigeons.

    The Waratah Spring Festival in Hyde Park continued today, and wood chopping was just one of the events being held as part of the celebrations. It offered entertainment galore for the many who found time to watch. This is Wal Edwards, a champion chopper from Lithgow, who shows his skill with the axe in an exciting contest. Matched against him is another champion -- his brother, Tom. Tom makes the winning chop and draws warm applause from the crowd, but his brother follows close behind.

    The standing woodchop, with eventual winner Len Stevens closest to camera. The chips fly, and the crowd holds its breath as the swinging axes bite into the wood. Watch now as Stevens makes the winning cut.

    A fashion show by some of Sydney's leading models is another feature of this colourful festival.

    The main attraction of the day comes from Sydney's Fire Brigade -- a display of fire fighting equipment beginning with a reconstructed fire pump of the third century, B.C.

    No automation here -- just old-fashioned labour, and the results are anything but rewarding.

    A hundred years later -- the principle is the same, the mechanics slightly updated, with a see-saw pump action. And again the results leave much to be desired.

    The twentieth century makes its entrance with a wail of sirens that wakes everybody -- well, almost everybody from his reveries. Then a display of how these modern machines tackle the problem of height.

    Sydney's firemen and their equipment in an impressive display of firefighting methods in Hyde Park -- as the city celebrates the Waratah Spring Festival.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA574I52RFFDQM0MDWA7VUCMGT
    Media URN:
    VLVA574I52RFFDQM0MDWA7VUCMGT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:13:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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