PERSONAL RECORD. McMURTRY, TED. NEWSREEL 1948.
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Intertitle: “Newsreel 1948.”
“1948 Masport Cup Picton”. Speedboats racing in the Marlborourgh Sounds. (Boats include Redhead and Pelorus Jack)
“Easter Holiday Waikawa 1948”. Choppy seas break onshore.
“The Egg Floor 1948.” A man moves wooden crates of eggs from the back of his van to the service door of a barn. Writing on the box reads, “ Return to NR McMurtry Blenheim.”
Woman working an egg sorting machine inside the barn. Women filling and stacking cartons.
Passenger train wreck on the Blenheim - Kaikoura line. Potatoes being unearthed by workers in field. The [Opawa] River and the town and area in flood. Cars driving through flooded streets. Pedestrians making their way through the water.
Reference number F22423
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA