News of the week 26 July 1941. 1. RAAF Catalina Aircraft 2. Ambulances presented by Red Cross 3. Senior royal navy officers, Melbourne 4. Australian comforts fund chief returns from Middle East. (Fox Movietone News Vol. 12 No. 32)

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne
Accession Number F00303
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min 47 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Fox Movietone News
Place made Australia
Date made 26 July 1941
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Extracts from Fox Movietone News Vol. 12 No 32. News of the week 1. (1 min 8 sec) Arrival in Australia of Catalina Flying Boat for service with the RAAF. Interview with Captain Patrick Gordon Taylor, Australian ferry pilot between America and Australia. 2. (38 sec) 22 Ambulances presented to the army and air force by the Australian Red Cross. 3. (1 min 4 sec) Vice-admiral Sir Guy Royal, RN, met by Rear Admiral Sir Ragnor Colvin on his arrival at Spencer Street Railway Station, Melbourne, Vic. 4. (59 sec) Lieutenant-Colonel Goward, Chief Honorary Commissioner of the Australian Comforts Fund, tells how comforts are being received by troops in the Middle East.