• Short Summary

    Closing ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Perth, Australia.

  • Description

    Titles read: "PERTH - GAMES END IN TRIUMPH".

    Australia.

    General view of the Perry Lakes Stadium in Perth. L/S of the scoreboard of the last race of the Commonwealth Games. Several shots of the closing ceremony where all the athletes march across the arena with national flags flying. The Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) watches. The flag of the Games is hauled down and ceremoniously marched out of the Stadium.

    C/U of the scoreboard with message reading: "Thanks All Competitors 1962 / Good Luck Best Wishes For Jamaica 1966 From People of Perth". Pull back to show spectators in the stand around the board. More shots of the athletes marching around the Stadium. Prince Philip waves to them from a dais, then gets into an open car and is driven off.

    Programmes on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1741.08
    Media URN:
    54023
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:00:00 / 01:37:26:00
    Canister:
    62/100

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