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  • Short Summary

    Representatives of New Zealand and New South Wales attend bicentenary celebrations for Captain James Cook. Ayton.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Great navigator and Empire builder. Sir James Parr and Sir George Fuller representing New Zealand and New South Wales (discovered by the great navigator) attend Captain James Cook bicentenary celebrations. Ayton, Yorkshire.

    L/S as members of the army and navy walk along. L/S as the camera pans across crowds and armed forces to a table where men are sat writing, others are making speeches on a platform. This is the lawn of the lawn of Marton Hall, Stewart Park, Marton. L/S of the platform surrounded by people. M/S of clergymen walking in graveyard of All Saints Church at Great Ayton, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, with Sir James Parr. From left to right, those looking at the grave are Sir George Fuller, Sir Thomas Hugh Bell, and Sir James Parr. C/U of Cook's family's headstone.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    742.31
    Media URN:
    35084
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:59:00 / 01:40:09:00
    Canister:
    G 1537

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