• Short Summary

    A lavish parade takes place to mark the founding day of Parramatta and its new status as a city. New South Wales, Australia.

  • Description

    Item title reads - New South Wales.

    Parade in Parramatta, New South Wales. Australia.

    Various shots of a big parade through the streets to mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of Parramatta, and its new status as a city. A big float drives by with model sheep on it. A man carries a sign saying 'John Macarthur bred the first sheep at Parramatta in 1794' . M/S of a pretty girl sat in a big chair made of hay. M/S as old stagecoach goes by full of people wearing old fashioned dress. Various shots of the parade with different floats, one advertising a beauty salon. M/S of a jockey sat on a model pig. M/S of a float which features a girl inside a giant material lightbulb.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    985.54
    Media URN:
    18368
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:57:00 / 01:53:37:00
    Canister:
    38/92

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