• Short Summary

    Two minutes silence for late King George VI in Sydney, Australia.

  • Description

    Sydney, Australia.

    Title reads 'Farewell to a Monarch - Two Minutes Silence'.

    CU. Clock tower with hands at twelve midday. LV. & GV. Crowded street, traffic coming to a halt. Various shots of the traffic and crowds at standstill during the two minutes of silence. GV. Traffic and crowds beginning to move again. LS. Interior, looking at church window. GV. Pan across large congregation in open air singing the Hymn "Abide With Me". BS. Three men carrying wreaths. MS. Three wreaths laid inside church. LS. Flag flying at twilight. MS. Australian with head bowed silhouetted against sky. LS. Australian bugler, silhouetted against sky. LS. Open air church service. Several close up shots of Australians. LS. Congregation in open air. LS. Sydney Cathedral.

    (Comb.F.G.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2587.10
    Media URN:
    69612
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:48:00 / 01:32:13:00
    Canister:
    UN 2424 A

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