England presents aeroplane to Australia.
Presentation of aeroplane. Hull, United Kingdom.
Aviation; ceremonies. City of Hull; England presents aeroplane to Australia. Group of dignitaries arriving: Woman carrying Australian Flag; man with medallion; guys with top hats; walking toward camera. DS Crowd with these people making their way through it. More shots looking over crowd; all sorts of people; quite a few children.
Shot of row of soldiers with rifles & bayonets. Officers inspect soldiers. Platform crowded with people; many Union Jacks. Large open park area; with people crowded at edge. Others on platform next to aeroplane cheer and wave hats as a lady prepares to christen the plane. CU Woman poses as if she's showing emblem on plane and words City of Hull-Australia. Pan across crowd to platform again; man and woman hold up Australian flag.
Empire; Commonwealth; christening; World War One.