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  • Short Summary

    Lord Forster on his way to open final session of Parliament before its move to Canberra.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Opening of Commonwealth Parliament. Lord Forster - the retiring Governor - opens the final session before Parliament is moved to Canberra - Australia's Bush capital. Melbourne, Australia.

    M/S as Lord Forster rides along in his carriage with soldiers lined up and people watching from the side, they put their hats on when he gets out. M/S as soldiers stand to attention. L/S as he walks down the line of soldiers inspecting them. L/S as he gets out of his carriage and walks up the steps through the crowds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    416.30
    Media URN:
    19737
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/08/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:17:00 / 01:56:20:00
    Canister:
    G 1216

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