• Short Summary

    People celebrate the Centenary of Toowoomba, a town in Australia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Centenary Celebrations".

    Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.

    Shots of large memorial stone.

    VS. of Mr William Morris Hughes speaking to crowds at the celebrations of the centenary of Toowoomba and he mentions the local hero Sir Littleton Groom who founded the area (no nat. south, commentary over).

    CU. Plaque on monument to Groom.

    VS. of parade of people and floats through the crowded streets of town depicting the history and development of the area. One of the floats features two men blacked up with make up to represent Australian Aboriginal people.

    (Dublin Reel)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1043.09
    Media URN:
    20743
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:24:00 / 01:09:00:00
    Canister:
    40/34 (Dublin)

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