• Short Summary

    Sydney is empty as crowds head for Bondi Beach for sun, surf and fireworks.

  • Description

    Part of HERE'S FUN issue.

    Australia.

    Various shots of crowds and traffic on street in Sydney. L/S of same street - now empty. Narrator implies the crowds of city dwellers have gone on holiday to seaside.

    Good shot of densely crowded Bondi beach,are crowds of people sunbathing on sand. Various shots of swimmers and surfers in the sea. More shots crowds.

    Various shots of large firework display to mark Gala Night. The display is made up of large set pieces depicting the battle of the River Plate and two clowns dancing. The fireworks are mounted on frames which are moved about like puppets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1288.20
    Media URN:
    42883
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:29:00 / 01:34:34:00
    Canister:
    NSP 212

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