• Short Summary

    Leader of the Australian opposition Dr Herbert Vere Evatt dies.

  • Description

    Canberra, Australia.

    Title reads 'Famous Australian Dies'.

    MS. Prime Minister of Australia Sir Robert Menzies followed by Mr Caldwell, Dr Evatt's successor as Labour Party Leader arriving at St. John the Baptist Church in Canberra for the funeral of the leader of the opposition, Labour Party leader Dr Herbert Vere Evatt. CU. Some of the flowers. MS. Lord Casey entering church. MS. Panning shot of the Curtin Government in 1941 in which Herbert Vere Evatt was Minister of External Affairs. MS. Dr Evatt seated behind his office desk in 1941. Various shots of Dr Evatt attending a wartime meeting with American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. MS. Dr Evatt with Winston Churchill in uniform during the war. He talks to the RAAF (Royal Australian Air Force) troops after receiving Spitfires from Britain to fight the enemy - natural sound. MS. Dr Evatt walking down gangplank of ship in 1948. CU. Dr Evatt talking into camera in 1948 when he became President of the United Nations General Assembly - natural sound. CU. Dr Evatt in 1960 when he became leader of the Australian Labour Party. MS. Coffin being carried, followed by mourners.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 14/11/1965.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:36:00 / 01:28:30:00
    UN 4077 E

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