CANBERRA GETS NEW LAKETitle reads: "Aquatic Display. PM Opens Canberra's Lake". Australian voiceovered newsreel material. "BGV Various of large Lake Burley Griffin which is a new main feature in Canberra. VS Fast flowing small river which supplies the lake. VS Australian Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies attends opening ceremony of lake and a special plaque. VS Yachts and dinghies out on the lake. VS At night fireworks." (Comb.F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 25/10/1964.
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Would not load, but thanks for the site link! Long time since I went to the saturday movies and saw the Pathe news, mostly 2nd WW stuff.ReplyDelete
Thanks again, I will try later.
It seems to be working now Le Loup. I have only started going through their stuff. Shame they won't let you embed their videos though. cheers.ReplyDelete