NEW ZEALAND SOUNDSCENES NO 2
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Thar's Gold in them thar hills: A narrator tells the story of two 'lucky strikers' - unemployed youths Bill Kilgour and Percy Bell at Cromwell Flat. Percy and Bill pan for gold in the river. Shows hills and Eddie Ranfurly's dredge in action.
French war sloop visits New Zealand. Auckland Savorgnan de Brazza, neat new 2000 ton warship on way to Far East Station, calls to say bonjour: The ship, and officials visiting, including the Mayor of Auckland, G.W. Hutchison.
This Leg Theory'. Ted Badcock gives you his ideas on the Body-line Cricket controversy
Capping Day revels. Dunedin - varsity boys frolic through thronged streets in gay burlesques: Scenes of the parade, students in costume and floats including a lingerie display, a float with 'Struth Newspapers Ltd' and a float caricaturing the Governor General's visit to the islands 'Samoa greets Governor'.
Reference number F4495
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Series new zealand soundscenes
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Production company SOUND FILMS PRODUCTIONS
Sound: J Welsh
Camera: Lee M. Hill
Camera: Rudall Hayward
Camera: J Welsh
Commentary: Martin Evans