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  • Short Summary

    Charles Fergusson arrives in Wellington to take up post of Governor-General in New Zealand.

  • Description

    Item title reads - New Governor-general. General Sir Charles Fergusson receives popular welcome on arrival to take up duties. Wellington, New Zealand.

    M/S as Sir Charles shakes hands with the officers on the ship as he disembarks followed by two ladies. M/S of him chatting to someone on the quay, he is surrounded by people. M/S as two Guards ride along followed by a car, Sir Charles gets out with other officers in front of a big building, possibly parliament, the car drives off and he salutes to others. L/S as he walks along a line of soldiers, L/S as he walks up the steps followed by others.

    Note: this item is orange tinted, there is a black and white version with the same title and footage on *PM0380*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    380.02
    Media URN:
    24941
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:32:00 / 01:03:00:00
    Canister:
    G 1170

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