[KINGSFORD SMITH AND THE 'SOUTHERN CROSS' AT TIMARU]

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Charles KINGSFORD SMITH and other pilots perform an air display. Pilots pose for the camera and enjoy a glass of beer .
G-AASA KIA-ORA and SOUTHERN CROSS KITTEN are on display.
Parachutists, surrounded by people, prepare for a drop.

See Kingsford Smith Compilation for shotlist.

“Street celebrations in Timaru - probably not connected with Smith’s visit. Local aviators and Kingsford Smith etc. in front of Southern Cross. Aerobatics by small planes, aerial shots of Timaru and close up shots of the Southern Cross in flight. A parachute jump.
Jubilee procession 13.7.1928 in Stafford Street, Timaru - cars, fire engine, floats.” - NFL Files.

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Year 1933

Reference number F5554

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Actuality

Duration 0:08:26