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'.

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Year 1933

Reference number F4495

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series new zealand soundscenes

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Newsreel

Duration 0:07:55

Production company SOUND FILMS PRODUCTIONS

Credits Sound: J Welsh
Camera: Lee M. Hill
Camera: Rudall Hayward
Camera: J Welsh
Commentary: Martin Evans