• Short Summary

    QUEEN ELIZABETH AND THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH FLEW FROM ALICE SPRINGS TO DARWIN ON MARCH 18, AND EN ROUTE THEY MADE BRIEF STOPOVER AT TENNANT CREEK AND KATHERINE.

  • Description

    QUEEN ELIZABETH AND THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH FLEW FROM ALICE SPRINGS TO DARWIN ON MARCH 18, AND EN ROUTE THEY MADE BRIEF STOPOVER AT TENNANT CREEK AND KATHERINE.

    AT TENNANT CREEK, CROWDS CAME FROM FAR AND WIDE TO GREET HER - FROM MOUNT ISA, 400 MILES TO THE EAST, AND FROM STATIONS AND WATERING-HOLES DOTTED THROUGH THE INLAND.

    THE QUEEN AND THE DUKE RUBBED SHOULDERS WITH 500 MINERS AND STOCKMEN, CHILDREN AND DISTRICT PIONEERS, ALL CRAMMED INTO A HOT MARQUE NEAR THE AIRSTRIP.THEY WALKED THROUGH RANKS OF CHEERING ABORIGINAL CHILDREN AFTER THEY HAD SUNG THE NATIONAL ANTHEM.

    AT KATERINE, ABOUT 15-HUNDRED PEOPLE CROWDED ONTO THE LAWNS OF THE AIRPORT AS THE QUEEN STEPPED FROM HER PLANE INTO A TEMPERATURE OF 104-DEGREES.AGAIN ABORIGINAL CHILDREN WERE WELL TO THE FOREFRONT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEMHK5RFB194J9OMLN0P9SGSUD
    Media URN:
    VLVAEMHK5RFB194J9OMLN0P9SGSUD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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