[CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION, WELLINGTON, 1940]

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The 1940 Wellington Centennial Exhibition buildings and amusement park at Rongotai.

0 ft. Pan across families arriving, buildings, ponds.
18 ft. Pan across from above pond.
25 ft. Pan wide paths, buildings - lion statues.
31 ft. Main building with Centennial on it, small train with open carriages passes.
51 ft. View of buildings, statue by pond.
56 ft. Pan across buildings.
67 ft. View from tower across lake & buildings.
72 ft. Women in tower, view of structures below, roller coaster, etc. Pan across exhibition area Rongotai, to beach.
104 ft. Boy in machine which flips over (? 'highland fling').
121 ft. View of roller coaster.
127 ft. People in roller coaster setting off. Pan across crowd.
149 ft. View of roller coaster.
155 ft. People on Roller coaster.
161 ft. Dodgems going past camera.
168 ft. Shot of train & open carriages with passengers.
186 ft. End.

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Year 1940

Reference number F4735

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Actuality

Duration 0:02:46