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    1.
    GV-STONEHOUSE GETTING OUT OF CAR AND SURROUNDED BY NEWSMEN
    8 ft

    2.
    REPORTER TO CAMERA
    29 ft

    3.
    SV-STONEHOUSE TALKING TO REPORTERS
    73 ft

    4.
    REPORTER TO CAMERA
    77 ft

    5.
    MV-STONEHOUSE AT CHECK-IN
    78 ft

    6.
    SV-STONE HOUSE CHECKING-IN
    80 ft

    7.
    MV-TICKETS
    83 ft

    "8.
    CU-STONEHOUSE
    90 ft

    9.
    MV-STONEHOUSE WALKING AND POSTING A LETTER
    99 ft

    10.
    GV-STONEHOUSE WITH LUGGAGE
    108 ft

    11.
    MV-STONEHOUSE ENTERING A ROOM FOLLOWED BY POLICE
    114 ft

    12.
    REPORTER TO CAMERA
    125 ft


    TRANSCRIPT:



    REPORTER: Mr. Stonehouse entered the court and immediately asked the magistrate for a hearing, although his case wasn't due to be held until next friday..........................................left.court to face reporters.



    STONEHOUSE: The position is that I've no alternative out to take my place in the House of Commons. I show no disrespect to Australia, I snow no disrespect for the Australian courts, I am honouring the higher duty I have as a member of the ??? Council and as a member of the British House of Commons. My duty is in that place at this time, when ??? breach of the British constitution is about to be committed on the proposals of some Ministers



    REPORTER: How will you be leaving?



    STONEHOUSE: I will be leaving by British Airways aircraft, I've got my tickets and I'm on my way, that's the position.........................................I've no reason to doubt I'll be on that 'plane.



    REPORTER: Mr. Stonehouse then left to prepare for his ??? to ???, he planned to board the aircraft around midday.



    Mr. Stonehouse checked in at British Airways desk, just like the other ??? passengers.



    STONEHOUSE: No don't answer any questions, this is a domestic situation, my family are on journey all the statements have been made ???, and I wish the media would respect that.



    REPORTER:.......but Mr. Stonehouse was taken into custody after ??? had actually boarded the aircraft ??? brought back to the city.



    Back in court for the second time today, Mr. Stonehouse was charged with obstruction of the cause of Justice......................he was remanded in custody to appear on Friday, 15th June.



    Reader.. Take filo 'Phil' ??? ??? ???# The BRITISH M.P., MR. JOHN STONEHOUSE, is in jail in MELBOURNE tonight after his unsuccessful bid to leave the COUNTRY. He had said that he intended to fly to LONDON to address the House of Commons on Wednesday, the day before the debate on a motion to expel him as a Member of Parliament. This was despite the fact that MR. STONEHOUSE is facing extradition proceedings to Britain, where he faces charges of forgery and fraud involving 250-thousand dollars, PHIL ROMAN reports on the events surrounding MR. STONEHOUSE today; from his appearance in the Magistrate's Court to announce his intended departure.




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    Film ID:
    VLVAE62CI01J1MQTDQ6TTVH8G66CE
    Media URN:
    VLVAE62CI01J1MQTDQ6TTVH8G66CE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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