• Short Summary

    Governor-General of Australia lays foundation of War Memorial - models of what it will look like.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Sydney. 'Let us here remember ... too" Sir Philip Game - Governor-General - inaugurates magnificent National Memorial to flower of Australia's manhood, who answered the call and paid the great sacrifice for home & the Empire!"

    Sydney, Australia.

    Pan across gathering of Australian dignitaries. There is a table decked with a Union Jack flag.

    Governor-General Sir Philip Game makes speech from behind table.

    Sir Philip and civic dignitary - possibly a Mayor - lay the foundation stone of the Anzac memorial. Sir Philip declares 'this stone well and truly laid." There is a round of applause.

    C/U model of what the war memorial will look like.

    C/U of various parts of the model.

    Quick shot of man working on sculpture for the memorial.

    Diagram of what the area around the memorial will look like when it is completed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    659.42
    Media URN:
    4723
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:41:00 / 01:51:12:00
    Canister:
    32/76

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