Made 22 July 1938.
This film covers the events surrounding the dedication of the Australian National Memorial by King George VI on 22 July 1938. This was the last significant British Commonwealth memorial to be constructed and dedicated along the Western Front. Below is the Australian War Memorial’s original film synopsis:
Unveiling of the memorial at Villers-Bretonneux, the Somme, France, by King George VI, accompanied by Queen Elizabeth and the President of France, Albert Lebrun [on 22 July 1938]. Photographed for the Commonwealth Government by Movietone News.