Sports carnival Port Moresby

Accession Number F01873
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min 20 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Driver, Roy
Place made New Guinea1: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Date made 13 November 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Melbourne Cup day in New Guinea was celebrated with a sports carnivals. In Port Moresby, over 600 U.S. and Australian servicemen keenly contested in many events. Identified personnel: Dudley Leggett ABC War Correspondent, Corporal Ernie Hoffman, Major-General Leslie Gunner Archie Hunter, Private Duff.

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