• Short Summary

    THE GOVERNOR GENERAL AND HIS NEW WIFE THIS AFTERNOON POSED FOR PRESS AND TELEVISION CAMERAMEN IN THE GROUNDS OF ADMIRALTY HOUSE.

  • Description

    1.
    CU Sing of Scots Kirk in Mosman. Zoom out to MV church frontage.
    6 ft

    2.
    MV Two policemen standing guard in grounds.
    7 ft

    3.
    MV Sir John Kerr and his wife strolling through grounds of Admiralty House
    18 ft

    4.
    CU Couple holding hands Zoom out MV as they stroll up towards Admiralty House.
    25 ft

    5.
    Blank
    30 ft

    6.
    Various shots of Scots Kirk
    77 ft

    7.
    MV Sir John and his new wife emerge onto verandah of Admiralty House.
    83 ft

    8.
    Sir John and wife pose for photographers (some CU'S) and stroll on the lawns in front of Admiralty House - Camera men everywhere glimpses of Harbour bridge, Opera House, hydrofoil in background.
    167 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE GOVERNOR GENERAL AND HIS NEW WIFE THIS AFTERNOON POSED FOR PRESS AND TELEVISION CAMERAMEN IN THE GROUNDS OF ADMIRALTY HOUSE.

    THE COUPLE CHATTED OFF THE RECORD WITH REPORTERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS BUT DECLINED TO GIVE INTERVIEWS.

    THEY STROLLED HAND IN HAND THROUGH THE ADMIRALTY HOUSE GRANDEES WHILE PHOTOGRAPHS WERE TAKEN.

    LATER THE PRESSMEN WERE INVITED TO TOAST THE HEALTH OF THE COUPLE IN CHAMPAGNE IN THE DINNING ROOM OF ADMIRALTY HOUSE.

    THE GOVERNOR GENERAL, SIR JOHN KERR, WAS MARRIED TO MRS ANNE ROBSON AT SCOTS KIRK, MOSMAN, IV SYDNEY THIS MORNING.

    HIS BRIDE, A LINGUIST, IS AN INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT ON METROPOLITAN SERVICES.

    SHE HAS TOW CHILDREN FROM HER PREVIOUS MARRIAGE TO JUDGE RONSON OF THE NEW SOUTH WALES DISTRICT COURT.

    SIR JOHN KERR BECAME A WIDOWER LAST YEAR NOT LONG AFTER TALKING OFFICE AS GOVERNOR GENERAL.

    AFTER THEIR MARRIAGE TODAY SIR JOHN AND LADY KERR STROLLED HAND-IN-HAND THROUGH THE GARDENS OF ADMIRALTY HOUSE IN SYDNEY WHILE PHOTOGRAPHS WERE TAKEN.

    AMONG THE MESSAGES OF CONGRATULATION WAX A TELEGRAM FORM THE PRIME MINSTER, MR WHITLAM, IN JAMAICA FOR THE COMMONWEALTH CONFERENCE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5RTLEPOLLZD11I7HSE4KMSGT9
    Media URN:
    VLVA5RTLEPOLLZD11I7HSE4KMSGT9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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