• Short Summary

    Sydney welcomes the Queen and Duke at their arrival to Australia.

  • Description

    Sydney, Australia.

    AV Sydney, pan down to 'Gothic' steaming in. SV crowd on bank watching. LV & SV 'Gothic' steaming towards Sydney Harbour. CU bows. GV & SV sailing towards small sailing craft. Aerial shot, 'Gothic' escorted by small craft. LV 'Gothic', Sydney bridge in background. SV 'Gothic'. CV small craft, Sydney bridge in background. SV Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh walk across deck. Bosun's pipes start, Prince Philip and Queen walk down gangway. GV aerial shot, lane formed by small sailing craft. SV Royal launch leaving 'Gothic' and approaching lane of small craft. SV pan, royal launch underway. GV Royal launch sailing along lane. SV pan, yachts. GV launch through lane. SV pan, royal launch. LV launch arriving at jetty. SV Queen and Duke step ashore, Queen greeted by Governor General Sir William Joseph Slim who greets Duke, Prime Minister Mr Robert Gordon Menzies steps forward greets Queen. Premier of New South Wales Sir John Northcott greets Queen, whilst Menzies shakes hands with Duke. CU Queen. GV crowded stands at quayside. STV Queen and Duke step into car. LV Guard of Honour as car moves off. GV elevated, car with mounted escort driving under arch in crowded Sydney street. GV crowd. SV pan, Queen and Duke waving from car. STV crowd waving. SV towards, royal car. SCU Queen and Duke waving from car. LV & GV car passing through decorated street. GV car driving through crowded street. SV portrait of Queen and Duke on building. GV car driving through crowded street. GV Government House. GTV Royal car entering Government House.

    (Lav.) (Orig.A.) (Title scene F.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    142.29
    Media URN:
    29205
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:49:00 / 01:52:33:00
    Canister:
    54/13

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