• Short Summary

    Sydney celebrates as HMAS Perth returns to Australian waters after service with Royal Navy.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Naval March".

    Sydney, Australia.

    VS of the cruiser HMAS Perth steaming into Sydney Harbour many small craft in the harbour come out to greet the warship.

    Shots of people watching and waving as ship comes in.

    MSs of the crew of the ship coming ashore and greeting their families.

    CU The captain of the Perth talking about the activities of his ship since the outbreak of war.

    Good shots of sailors walking with their familles - lots of young children.

    VS of men of the Australian navy marching through the crowd lined streets of Sydney.

    N.B. bad scratch through entire issue. HMAS stands for His Majesty's Australian Ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1041.47
    Media URN:
    20724
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:21:00 / 01:48:47:00
    Canister:
    40/32

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