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  • Short Summary

    Australian PM Mr. Hughes hosts party for soldiers. Canberra, Australia.

  • Description

    Australians 'at home' with Mr and Mrs Hughes. Canberra, Australia.

    Australian Prime Minister William Hughes and his wife host a tea party for Australian soldiers. Shots of soldiers; some with family members; seated at tables both outside and in a tent. Hughes himself walks round serving them; helped by maids. Shot of a woman playing piano under an awning; providing entertainment. Pan to crowd seated facing the piano. Hughes sitting with some wounded soldiers - he has a big grin. CU Mr. & Mrs. Hughes stand talking; laughing; trees & garden wall in BG. More Hughes & soldiers. Hughes holding tiny girl; with child's mother at left; Australian flag in BG. More of Hughes carrying a tray with milk and sugar; soldiers seated at tables with tablecloths and flowers. Handing cups of tea to soldiers. Wounded soldiers recline on grass; some under a large umbrella. More of the PM serving tea.

    Politicians; recreation; event; Anzac's World War One; Australia; heads of state.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1898.02
    Media URN:
    72763
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:45:00 / 01:02:19:00
    Canister:
    ON 099 M

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