• Short Summary

    Carnival celebrations at Cairns, Queensland.

  • Description

    Cairns, Queensland, Australia.

    Title reads 'Cairns - Fun in the Sun'.

    Air to air shot of T.A.A. Boeing 727 plane in flight. Various shots of the peaceful scenes at Cairns in Queensland, beaches, marina with small and larger boats and yachts, etc. Various shots of parade along streets of Cairns with the floats from all parts of Australia parading through crowded streets during annual parade. They have a beauty Queen. Floats with pretty girls, bands and people in fancy dress parade through crowded streets. Various shots of a race of baby crocodiles. Their mouths are tied with ropes and people direct them along 'racing track'. Baby crocodile named Casanova wins the race.

    (comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 17/10/1965.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3140.14
    Media URN:
    88414
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1965
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:53:00 / 01:29:15:00
    Canister:
    UN 4071 C

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