• Short Summary

    Servicemen get engaged to girl volunteers working in their canteen in Australia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "CUPID AT ANZAC BUFFET - Reported by our Australian Commentator".

    Sydney, Australia.

    Various shots of Australian servicemen relaxing in recreational centre for the servicemen on leave where they play draughts, sing around a piano, read magazines, etc. There are also some shots of them being served with tea and lunch by the voluntary female staff of the centre. Various shots of servicemen talking to and putting engagement rings on the hands of the girl waitresses. Close up shot of several girls' hands all wearing engagement rings. Various shots of servicemen and their girlfriends walking around and courting in the parks of Sydney. Close up shot of a bugler silhouetted against evening sky.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1065.15
    Media URN:
    37704
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/12/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:53:00 / 01:24:45:00
    Canister:
    40/104

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