Australia's Governor General Lord De L'Isle visits far laying Pacific Islands.
Unissued / Unused material -
Title reads: "Lord De L'Isle: Historic Visit To Pacific Islands". Australian voiceovered newsreel material.
LS Carrier HMAS Sydney at sea moving towards camera. MS Looking over rail of carrier into the swelling sea. MS Governor General Lord De L'Isle in naval uniform with high ranking officers on observation deck of HMAS Sydney. VS Ceremony on the flight deck of carrier, sailors marching and they present arms. VS Two men (Petty Officer MD David and AS Bowden) being presented with Long Service Medals by Lord De L'Isle on the deck. CU Of the Long Service Medal. MS Naval rating in shirt sleeves looking over edge of ship. LS Norfolk Island off the east coast of Australia. LS HMAS Sydney anchored off shore, the waves break on the beach. Aerial view, low over Norfolk Island, Vast sandy beaches. LS Naval helicopter just landed bringing the Governor General to Kingston on the island. MS Two parts of the old prison at Kingston. LS Small crowd looking through gates at Military Compound. VS Lord De L'Isle in the compound meeting officials, ex-servicemen and girl guides. MS The Cenotaph, a small concrete structure on Norfolk Island to remember the dead of two wars. MS Lord De L'Isle laying wreath at Cenotaph. LS The Sydney laying a long way off shore from the island. LS Sydney at sea again. LS Lord Howe Island with the two mountains of Mt Gower and Mt Lidgbird standing out against the sky. GV Pan up one of the mountains. GV Two landscapes on the island. MS Sign, "Welcome to Lord Howe Island". VS Informal garden party in which Lord De L'Isle and the crew of the Sydney meet the islanders. VS Lord De L'Isle making an official address and then receives a present from the islanders for his daughter. LS Helicopter leaving Lord Howe Island. Aerial view HMAS Sydney at sea. MS Lord De L'Isle standing with the captain of the ship. MS Sea view with ship's equipment in the foreground.
(Comb.F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 10/11/1963.