PERSONAL RECORD. OXLEY, JACK. BOAT

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Shots of a man winding a boat onto a trailer and then towing it with a tractor out of one garage and then backing it into another. Shots of the boat being towed away by a [ Humber Super Snipe] NZ ensign fluttering on the boat. Shots of the boat “Rose Marie” being launched, watched by a big crowd of onlookers. Scenes of the boat taking people for a ride on a lake then attempting (unsuccessfully) to tow a water skier . Close up shots of people in the boat and the boat’s “dashboard”. Shots from the boat on a river/estuary as it passes a berthed coaster and goes under a bridge.
Shots of a young woman playing an accordion. Three older people posing in a garden. a young woman posing in highland regalia then doing a highland fling to the accompanied of a tune by the accordion player. Shots of a child in a jeep peddle car, pushing a dolls pram and riding a trike.
Shots of a TEAL Lockhead Electra Jet Prop at [Christchurch] airport. Shots of ground crew , a baggage train, the terminal building, and a flight crew and passengers boarding the aircraft. Gangways are then removed, the pilot waves from the cockpit, the Electra’s engines start up and it taxis away for takeoff.
Shots of three children running down a path and posing with an older man with a pipe (presumably their grandfather). A woman (presumably their mother) poses with them, holding the younger child. Close up shots of a baby. Older man is seen towing the three children on a trailer.

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Year 1965

Reference number F58607

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:18:00

Credits Photography: Jack Oxley

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