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    1.
    State Government House, Perth, from St. George's Terrace. (You have good stills of this.)


    2.
    Government House, a glimpse from the spacious grounds.


    3.
    State Government House grounds: a section of the lower garden with its wide lawns where the Queen Mother will meet 2000 guests at a night Garden Party.


    4.
    Nil


    5.
    Scene in Queen's Park, a restful spot on the east side of the city. (Good stills of this are in your library.)


    6.
    The Westland Express approaching Central Station, Perth after its overnight 365 miles journey from Kalgoorlie. Sydney passengers aboard have travelled 2,694 miles across Australia on the Trans Continental Railways, and passengers from Melbourne 2,105 miles.


    7 a.
    Forrest Place in central Perth with the General Post Office in the right foreground and the Commonwealth Bank adjoining.


    7b.
    Royal Perth Hospital.


    8.
    St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, a shot taken from the ninth floor of the Royal Perth Hospital.


    9.
    St. George's Anglican Cathedral as seen from St. George's Terrace.


    10.
    Perth from King's Park - a slow pan shot taking in city buildings, the Esplanade and the dense setting of trees surrounding Government House.


    11.
    The State War Memorial in Kings Park.


    12.
    Perth as seen from the base of the State War Memorial (slow pan shot).


    13.
    State Parliament House, Perth.


    14.
    A view across the Esplanade at the foot of the city, and where the Queen Mother will be tendered a Civic Reception.


    15.
    Riverside Drive, a popular by-pass road skirting the city and following the Swan River along its northern bank.


    16.
    King's Park Road. Beginning of early morning traffic flow along this western boulevard into the capital.


    17.
    Repeat of shot 16 - King's Park Road beginning of early morning traffic flow along this western boulevard into the capital.


    18.
    Royal King's Park - Fraser Avenue - a shot at the entrance to the Park.


    19.
    Fraser Avenue King's Park but from a slightly different angle.


    20.
    Nil


    21.
    Early morning traffic entering the Causeway - a series of three bridges across the Swan River from the suburbs on the eastern side of the city.


    22.
    Supreme Court Gardens and the orchestral shell - scene of some of the ABC outdoor orchestral concerts.


    23.
    Western Australian University


    24.
    The Pool of Reflection in the University's Sunken Garden with Winthrop Hall rising in the background.


    25.
    A scene in the University Gardens


    26.
    The old barracks at the western end of St. George's Terrace which date back to the early days of Perth.


    27.
    Perth Town Hall as seen from Barrack Street (You have stills of this)


    28.
    London Court - an arcade in Perth which provides an old English touch (see captions on stills covering this subject)


    29.
    The northern entrance to London Court - note the clock


    30.
    Traffic scene at the intersection of Hay & William Sts. City


    31.
    Establishing shot. St. George's Terrace as seen from the roof of the State Government Insurance Office.


    32.
    Establishing shot. St. George's Terrace - ground level scene.


    33.
    A glimpse of Perth's newest ten-story building built by the M.L.C. Insurance Co. in St. George's Terrace. Ground shot, then pan to roof-top.


    34.
    A glimpse of River Side homes in the Perth suburb of Dalkeith.


    35.
    A quiet river scene at Matilda Bay on the Swan near the University


    36.
    The Narrows where contractors are now at work building a new concrete bridge which will link the city with South Perth. On the right is Point Lewis at the foot of King's Park; and on the left is Point Belches (pronounced BELTCHES), South Perth. In the distance are the city buildings with Perth Water a little to the right. In the foreground is the entrance to Melville Water.




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    Film ID:
    VLVAY2KK35UYADB9Y4IUHIHPP5ZK
    Media URN:
    VLVAY2KK35UYADB9Y4IUHIHPP5ZK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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