• Short Summary

    Australian troops take part in a long distance march over the Blue Mountains for training.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Diggers' Long, Long Trail".

    Australia.

    Animated map showing route to be taken across the Australian Blue Mountains by a group of soldiers.

    MS Brigadier Murray giving instructions for the route march to his officers - nat. sound.

    VS of the contingent of Australian soldiers on the march showing them marching along, being cheered by people in towns, they pass through, being given fruit and cigarettes by people at side of road and resting their feet.

    Montage of places they march through. They are presented with more fruit and cigarettes. CU Children and women waving from roadside.

    MSs. of the men sitting around camp fire singing "Kiss Me Goodnight Sergeant Major" - nat. sound.

    More shots of marching soldiers as they sing 'There'll Always Be an England".

    The AIF (Australian Infantry Force) logo is superimposed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1059.49
    Media URN:
    21227
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:14:00 / 01:55:28:00
    Canister:
    40/89

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