• Short Summary

    Australian tourist resort holds carnival.

  • Description

    Mackay, Australia.

    Title reads 'Brilliant Mackay Tourist Festival'.

    MV. Small TAA aircraft taxiing in at Queensland's airport. MS. Banner across road, 'Mackay Welcomes You". Various shots of the street and garden scenes in Mackay during the carnival. Various shots of a ceremony at the quay where the boats which carry tourists on tours off the Barrier Reef are blessed by a priest. Various shots of colourful parade through Mackay with floats, bands and marching girls. Four young men dressed up as the Beatles are on one of the floats.

    (Comb.F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 22/05/1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2681.14
    Media URN:
    79587
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:01:00 / 01:32:47:00
    Canister:
    UN 3903 D

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