• Short Summary

    A new railway line is opened to join Brampton Island to Mackay in Australia

  • Description

    Location: Brampton Island, Queensland, Australia.

    Title reads: 'Colourful Queensland Festival'.

    GV. and MS. Beach with white sand and palm trees on Brampton Island.

    CU. Coral. MS. Palm trees with small jetty in background. VS. Queensland Treasurer, Mr Chalk, performs opening ceremony of a new jetty and a railway line that will link the jetty with the settlement.

    VS. The small train on its way along the narrow track, with a Scots piper sitting on the top of the train.

    VS. Floats and large parade through streets of Mackay during festival time. Many people are dressed as pirates, and they present a proclamation to Mayor Biddington at the town hall demanding the freedom of the city.

    (Comb. Fine Grain.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3202.09
    Media URN:
    89685
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:44:00 / 01:15:13:00
    Canister:
    UN 4134 I

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