• Short Summary

    Sydney practises black out routine. Australia.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Sydney's black out.

    Australia.

    L/S of sunset over Sydney, an aeroplane taxis and takes off to observe the black out practise. Various shots of Sydney with the lights on. A hand throws a switch and the sirens start. Various shots as the lights go off all over the city, M/S as they go out on Sydney Harbour bridge. One light remains on in a building. M/S of a woman closing the venetian blinds. A black out observer knocks on a door and tells a lady to turn her lights off. M/S of a young couple in the cinema, the lights go off and they have a cuddle. M/S of clock showing 10 p.m., the lights all come back on, and the aeroplane flies over the harbour.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1133.27
    Media URN:
    39444
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:07:00 / 01:39:32:00
    Canister:
    41/83

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