NEW ZEALAND SOUNDSCENES NO 17
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Carnival Week Begins in Christchurch - and large crowd see Palantua win NZ Cup in record time, with Rocket second: A fashionable crowd watches the race and horses parade in the birdcage.
The Governor General and Lady Bledisloe are present. Lord Bledisloe presents the cup to Mrs W McKnezie, the first woman owner of a winner of the New Zealand Cup. Shows men with racebooks and a press photographer.
NZ Trotting Cup Trial - Hutt Park - Royal Silk wins by two lengths from Mountain DelL: Shows the race and crowd including Mr Tony Woods, part-owner of the famous galloper Ortojay.
Perry Wins Again - Wellington - This time at table tennis in Town Hall: Perry (Britain) defeats Williams (NZ) by 21 to 16: A table tennis match between Fred Perry, famous lawn-tennis champion and C.F. Williams.
The Skaters' Ballet - Wellington - Royal Rink Skaters reveal grace and beauty: Formation roller skaters perform.
Reference number F4486
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Series new zealand soundscenes
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Production company SOUND FILMS PRODUCTIONS
Producer: J Welsh
Camera: Lee M. Hill
Sound: Jack Welsh
Camera: Joseph Sylvanus Vinsen