• Short Summary

    Australian servicemen march in London on Australia Day + Duke of Gloucester and family.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Australia's Big Day".

    London and Northamptonshire.

    Various shots of Australian airmen and soldiers marching along the Strand to celebrate Australia Day at St. Martin's in the Field church. The military parade is lead by a brass band.

    Various shots of Duke of Gloucester (Prince Henry) with Duchess, eldest son, Prince William and a small Terrier dog. The couple and their young son are sitting in grounds of Barnwell Castle, Northamptonshire. Relaxed, informal atmosphere. The Duke wears army uniform. According to narrator the Duke has just become new governor-general of Australia.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1143.17
    Media URN:
    39723
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:18:00 / 01:53:24:00
    Canister:
    45/10

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