MT. EGMONT

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Main Title: Mt Egmont.
Credit Title: Presented by The New Zealand Government Publicity Office
Intertitle: Beautiful Egmont, the Sentinel Peak of Taranaki.
Intertitle: Mt Egmont, an historical landmark on the West Coast of the North Island, is 8,260 ft. in height, and is considered to be the most perfect cone in the world.
Intertitle: Glimpses of the forest track on the way to Dawson's Falls.
Rear of car down road, view of large trees & bush.
Man walking down road surrounded by bush.
Intertitle: The snow-clad crater-peak looming high against the blue, framed by the forest foliage.
Building in front obscured by bush, mountain faint at rear.
Intertitle: The foaming plunge of Dawson's Falls, fed by the melting snows of giant Egmont.
Intertitle: The Dawson Falls Accommodation-house in the heart of the forest.
People & cars in front of house.
Intertitle: The mountain is surrounded by a wonderful belt of primeval forest, rich in flowers, ferns, and bird-life.
View of peak covered in snow through trees.
View of mountain, building in bush in front, pan across.
Dawson Falls house.
Bush framing mountain, clouds passing.
Intertitle: Returning from the mountain by the forest pathway.
Car coming towards camera on track surrounded by bush.
Intertitle: Mt Egmont, as viewed from the northern side, presents a new aspect of singular beauty.
Intertitle: The approach again leads through wonderful forest growth.
Intertitle: The North Egmont Hostel.
Pan across front of Hostel, people sitting on verandah, man by car.
Intertitle: The peerless cone, sacred to the Maori, is shown under favourable conditions, which greatly enhance its natural beauty.
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Year 1925

Reference number F5369

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Duration 0:07:55

Production company New Zealand Government Publicity Office