• Short Summary

    Duke of Gloucester arrives to Melbourne for Australia's Centenary Celebrations.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MELBOURNE CENTENARY - Duke of Gloucester reads message from the King."

    Melbourne, Australia.

    Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester walking down gangplank from HMS 'Sussex' on his arrival to Melbourne, Australia. Several officials, among them Governor General of Victoria, welcome Duke of Gloucester. Duke is representing the King at the Australia's Centenary Celebrations.

    Duke of Gloucester driving through the city in a coach, crowd cheer. Duke of Gloucester, surrounded by crowds, reading letter from the King to Australian people (natural sound). Letter expresses great pleasure for celebrating the Centenary of State of Victoria and city of Melbourne. Duke thanks the Governor to his warm welcome and declares he Centenary Celebrations open. Crowds cheer.

    Duke of Gloucester in a coach, riding through the crowded street, crowd cheers.

    Note: Picture disappears for a second or two at couple of occasions during this item.

    Note: Badly damaged film - very poor quality.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    803.25
    Media URN:
    10216
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:55:00 / 01:34:55:00
    Canister:
    34/92

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment