Newsreel - Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett

Running time
27 sec

A newsreel showing Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett (right) outside the Sydney Town Hall at the beginning of his lecture tour.

The opening title of the video states: 'SYDNEY - Mr E. Ashmead Bartlett, who has come to tell us of the Anzacs' immortal deeds at Gallipoli - Australian Gazette'. The short 19 second clip that follows shows Ashmead-Bartlett and an unknown man standing outside the Sydney Town Hall. Ashmead-Bartlett adjusts his suit and walking stick for the camera, and takes a puff of his cigarette. They shake hands and walk off to the right.