• Short Summary

    Duke and Duchess of Gloucester visit Norfolk Island, home of the Bounty mutineers.

  • Description

    Norfolk Island, Australia.

    Title reads 'Royal Visit to Norfolk Island'.

    Several panoramic shots of the Norfolk Island, home of the Bounty Mutineers, Australia. Plane landing. Duke of Gloucester, Governor General of Australia, and Duchess of Gloucester, leaving the plane and are greeted by the new Administrator of Norfolk Island. Duke, Duchess and the party walking towards the camera, leaving the airport. Duke and Duchess of Gloucester placing the wreaths on the World War I memorial. Line of the men, two wars veterans, waiting for royal inspection. Duke and Duchess of Gloucester inspecting the men. Duke and Duchess of Gloucester looking at lovely beach from cliff. Several shots of the Duke and Duchess at picnic organised in their honour. Duke and Duchess talking to people, eating, sitting on ground, etc. Good shot of Duke of Gloucester sitting on ground in short trousers with his legs apart drinking tea and smoking. Various shots of the buildings where the mutineers and their Tahitian brides were kept. Two men watching a gun from the Bounty. Woman on horseback rides past the camera. More shots of the island, its inhabitants, graves, etc. Most of them are the descendants of Bounty mutineers.

    Date found in the old record - 16/04/1946.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:41:00 / 01:56:05:00
    UN 1394 C

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