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Mrs Inkster relaxes in the sun with pets. Laurie Inkster experiments with running the film backwards - he jumps up onto the roof of the shed, slides up the ladder, and 'un-digs' his garden. Followed by a short picnic sequence.

0 ft. Play time for Hilda and Squire the dog as they lie on a rug, outside on the lawn. Several other shots of Hilda lying under her parasol, with the cat and dog constantly by her side. Mr Inkster’s turn to relax with their pets.
60 ft. Laurie Inkster’s experimental trick camera shots include: shovelling dirt; climbing the ladder; painting the house; smoking his pipe; catching his hat; the cat; jumping from the lawn onto the shed roof; tricks with bricks; smoking his pipe.
154 ft. Hilda performs with a monkey hand puppet. Parasol shots. Inkster smokes his pipe while sitting in a large cane chair, reading in the garden. Hilda posing. Family picnic shots. Mr and Mrs Inkster and another couple.

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Year 1928

Reference number F6811

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:02:29

Credits Camera: Lawrie Inkster

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