• Short Summary

    Duke of Gloucester opens graving dock in Sydney, Australia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "DUKE OPENS GRAVING DOCK".

    Sydney, Australia.

    Duke and Duchess of Gloucester on bridge of an Australian warship entering the Captain Cook Dock in Sydney. The bows of the warship K.364 cut the tape to open the dock. Top long shot of the K.364 in the graving dock. Duke and Duchess of Gloucester disembarking and being greeted by Senator Collins, Minister of the Interior for Australia, large crowd watching the ceremony. Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, speaking and declaring the graving dock open (natural sound). Duchess speaking and naming the dock Captain Cook Dock (natural sound). Crowd applauding.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1151.10
    Media URN:
    39906
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:16:00 / 01:26:53:00
    Canister:
    45/32

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