• Short Summary

    US soldiers board troopships in New York and arrive in Australia.

  • Description

    Titles read: "US TROOPS ON THE MOVE".

    New York, United States of America and Australia.

    At New York Harbour hundreds of American troops embark for duty overseas. They look pretty cold. Brief shots of them on the troopships at sea.

    Troopships arrive in Australia. Good shots of soldiers coming down the ship gangplanks. Nice shot of an Australian soldier lighting the cigarette of a GI with his own. American soldiers parade on the quay on arrival and are inspected by Defence Minster Ford.

    M/S General Douglas MacArthur arriving to inspect troops. He is greeted on the steps of a building by Ford.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1326.17
    Media URN:
    43822
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:07:00 / 01:23:23:00
    Canister:
    42/38

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