• Short Summary

    Prime Minister Menzies opens power station near Sydney, Australia.

  • Description

    Nr Sydney, Australia.

    Title reads 'Prime Minister Opens £ 60 Million Power Station'.

    GV. The tree covered in the Snowy Mountains near Cabramurra, Sydney. CU. Sign 'Power Station and Tumut 2'. MS. Entrance to Tumut 2 Power Station - it is a tunnel. A car drives in, tracking shot through dimly lit tunnel. GV. Crowded generator hall where opening ceremony is taking place - Prime Minister of Australia Robert Menzies is there to open it. MS. Mr Menzies makes opening speech and pulls lever to start the power station working. MS. Large control panel of power station. Various shots of the pylons carrying power through to towns in the Snowy Mountains area.

    (Comb. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 14/05/1962.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3050.29
    Media URN:
    86751
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:37:00 / 01:56:44:00
    Canister:
    UN 3622 G

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