• Short Summary

    Australian troops leave for the war whilst German prisoners and refugees arrive in the country.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News from 'Down Under'.

    Australian troops leave to join the war.

    Various shots of Australian soldiers leaving on a troop ship, they look very happy as they laugh and wave. One blows kisses to people below. They sway to music on board and a man does impression of Benito Mussolini. Various shots of German prisoners disembarking in Australia. Various shots of refugees from Palestine being helped off the same ship by Australian soldiers, one cradles a baby in his arms and others carry toddlers. Various shots as they walk along the quay.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1131.06
    Media URN:
    39346
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:46:00 / 01:07:41:00
    Canister:
    41/78

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