• Short Summary

    INCREDIBLE SCENES OF WELCOME HAVE GREETED THE "BEATLES" THE ENGLISH POP GROUP NOW IN AUSTRALIA, AT EACH CITY THEY HAVE VISITED.

  • Description

    INCREDIBLE SCENES OF WELCOME HAVE GREETED THE "BEATLES" THE ENGLISH POP GROUP NOW IN AUSTRALIA, AT EACH CITY THEY HAVE VISITED.

    IN ADELAIDE (THIS FILM) ALMOST A THIRD OF THE STATE POPULATION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA TURNED OUT TO GREET THE BEATLES. POLICE ESTIMATED THE CROWD AT 300,000 -- ABOUT THE SAME NUMBER WHO LINED THE STREETS FOR THE LAST ROYAL VISIT TO SOUTH AUSTRALIA'S GARDEN CITY STATE CAPITAL.

    CHEERING WAVING FANS, INCLUDING THOUSANDS OF ADULTS, LINED EIGHT MILES OF HIGHWAY FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE CITY.

    OUTSIDE THE CITY HALL A CROWD OF SOME 30 THOUSAND BURST INTO A FRENZY OF CHEERS WHEN THE BEATLES CAME INTO SIGHT IN ANN OPEN CAR. POLICEMAN ARMS TO HOLD BACK THE HUGE THRONG.

    SOME MEMBERS OF THE CROWD HAD WAITED TWELVE HOURS FOR A GLIMPSE OF THEIR IDOLS IN TEMPERATURES WHICH FELL TO THIRTY-SEVEN DEGREES.

    IN ADELAIDE THE BEATLES GAVE THE FIRST CONCERTS OF THEIR AUSTRALIAN TOUR -- TO CAPACITY CROWDS.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8VFS3LFD5B8QRUJNZ3US5P3SW
    Media URN:
    VLVA8VFS3LFD5B8QRUJNZ3US5P3SW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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