• Short Summary

    Australian troops sing as they sail out of Sydney Harbour to go to war.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Australia Answers The Call".

    Sydney, Australia.

    Various good shots of Australian troops going aboard a large troopship and waving to the shore from its crowded decks as it pulls out of Sydney harbour.

    MS Troops on the deck of the ship singing "Auld Lang Syne".

    VS of civilians, mainly women and children, waving from the quay as the ship pulls out.

    Montage of quick shots of Australian troops marching, each shot overlaid on the next, with the Australian flag overlaid onto some of the shots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1037.43
    Media URN:
    20568
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:50:00 / 01:50:22:00
    Canister:
    40/19

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