• Short Summary

    Australia's version of Speakers' Corner: Yarrabank, Melbourne.

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    Melbourne, Australia.

    Yarrabank, Australia's version of Speakers' Corner. Various shots of crowds gathering around speakers on soap boxes. Natural sound of speeches. They are discussing taxation, Labour Party, more women in the government and dangers of drinking beer. One woman shouts that when more women enter parliament the men "will be ground into dust". There is much laughter from crowd. C/U of one speaker passionately demanding sterilisation of the unfit. C/U of man in crowd who says: "Blimey mate, you are asking for it!"

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1574.08
    Media URN:
    50495
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:01:00 / 01:15:35:00
    Canister:
    NSP 415

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