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.

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Year 1933

Reference number F4486

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series new zealand soundscenes

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Newsreel

Duration 0:08:56

Production company SOUND FILMS PRODUCTIONS

Credits Producer: J Welsh
Camera: Lee M. Hill
Sound: Jack Welsh
Camera: Joseph Sylvanus Vinsen