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The Taranaki Cup was run on 14 February 1912 at New Plymouth. Shows part of race, the “tote” and fashion in the field. This film screened on 15 Feb 1912, at the Empire Theatre, New Plymouth.

“The Bird Cage”
Horses led past crowd at fence, jockeys & horses.
“The 'Tote'. Speculators on the Big Event”
Camera pans round crowd from above.
“The 'Taranaki Cup' won by Lady Menschikoff”
View down race track, horses run past on right.
“Lady Menschikoff, owned by G Clareburts”
horse & rider.
“The world of fashion. Scenes on the lawn”
Members of crowd passing close to camera, hats, dresses, suits featured.

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Year 1912

Reference number F1465

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Actuality

Duration 0:02:10

Production company Garnet Saunders, Empire Theatre Company

Credits Producer: Garnet H Saunders
Camera: Brandon Haughton