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1770 Exploration Captain James Cook - Reviewed 1970 Queen Elizabeth 11

Contrasts Captain Cook's observations on his voyage along the eastern coast of Australia in 1770 with scenes of the Royal visit of Queen Elizabeth II in 1970 and bicentenary celebrations including re-enactments of his landings.
Year : 1970 | Total Duration : 10 Minutes | Producer : Frank Bagnall
Director : Stan Dalby |
Aerial replica ship Endeavour, re-enactment of Captain Cooks landing, Queen's speech, flag raising, Aboriginal body painting, Prince Philip's speech, unveiling of model of Endeavour at Botany Bay. Indigenous performers, Aboriginal men with bark canoes, sailors in rowboats. Dignitaries including Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Anne watching. Flag planting, Queen Elizabeth making speech. Portrait of Cook. 1970s Sydney showing Circular Quay, harbourside suburbs, Qantas jet plane on runway, football game, Bondi Beach and Cahill Expressway, Circular Quay. Mangroves and agricultural industry with cane train, pineapple pickers, orchards. Pressed botanical specimens. Prince Charles, Prince Phillip giving speech, historic drawings, plans; paintings and illustrations. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 41328 | 3 mins 16 secs | 1970s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Restricted Access - Contact Film Australia Collection Library | Colour |
Aerial replica ship Endeavour, coast. Navigational instruments on display, Cape Cleveland. Aerial ocean liner in Sydney Harbour past Kirribilli. Tom Roberts painting "Shearing the Rams". Steel furnace, graduating students in gowns and hats, academics and James Cook University of North Queensland. Queen Elizabeth II opening university, grounds. Chart of NSW coast. Queen Elizabeth speech at Botany Bay during re-enactment performance. Illustration of Endeavour on reef. Indigenous and non-indigenous schoolchildren watching re-enactment waving English and Australian flags. Body painting. Prince Phillip speech and Queen Elizabeth unveiling model Endeavour ship. Princess Anne. Bush, Cook's Cottage. Cook statue and portrait. Captain Cook Memorial Fountain in Lake Burley Griffin. Royal ship in harbour, Canberra carillon interior, exterior and carillonist ringing bells. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 148487 | 5 mins 52 secs | 1970s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © Restricted | Colour |