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  • Short Summary

    Ceremony to open Australia House.

  • Description

    Opening Australia House - part 1. London.

    Ceremony for opening of Australia House in London; ca 1918(?). Opens with shot of wide street; coaches lined up beside big grand building. Then a little procession of priests; etc. walking under awning. Australian troops lined up in street; while a couple of the soldiers walk along. CU some soldiers talking. Then Shot of part of the building; with statues attached and a balcony on which several people stand; too small to see well. Anzac salutes in street; then King George V & some officers approach.

    Looking down rows of Anzacs in street with rifles & bayonets pointed up. Front diag. same. CU King & Queen Mary; with priests. Long half-circle pan past military band; Anzac troops in street. Then; King & others review troops. King stops to talk to soldiers. Rifle drill.

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    Film ID:
    1898.17
    Media URN:
    72778
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:19:00 / 01:21:37:00
    Canister:
    ON 100 K

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