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  • Short Summary

    King George V reviews Australian troops on Salisbury Plain; 1916.

  • Description

    Australia Will Be There! - King George V reviews Australian troops on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire in 1916.

    Shot of the King's group (about 15) riding on horseback; with the King's flag flying. Pan to Australians; standing in long line; the officer in front saluting; a small kangaroo stands in front of the row.

    Better quality shot of King George & others; their horses cantering to left. Cut to Australian troops marching by to right. Title frame refers to kangaroo mascot. CU soldier holding the baby kangaroo mascot on a leash. Australians with horses in teams of 6; pulling wagons; guns.

    World War One; Anzacs; commonwealth; military; royalty.

    G 395 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1856.24
    Media URN:
    71575
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:36:00 / 01:30:58:00
    Canister:
    ON 024 A

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