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(B&W) Family scenes in garden. Boy and girl playing in hammock hanging from trees, baby in pram close by. Man with stills camera, woman joins him then goes to tend to the baby. Family pose for camera, relax on deck chairs, girl holds baby. Man in army uniform joins family, family pose together. Family group in countryside.

(COL) Man in convertible car on beach front, man with baby beside him [Eastbourne]. Family group on road. Family group walking along path. Family walking in sea among rocks, collecting paua. Girl with clump of paua.

(B&W) Man and girl indoors, man sitting reading newspaper. Girl lifts stool, girl with [brother]. Young woman sewing, small girl looks on. Girl in pyjamas kisses brother and sister, then mother, girl climbs into cot and closes her eyes.

(B&W) Scenes of cricket game on field with [St Augustine’s church, Britannia Street, Petone] in the background. Woman and child walking in front of building. Man walking towards camera. People playing tennis on courts.

(COL) View of hillside, houses on hill. Views of Petone from Korokoro Hill. AA sign for ‘SCHOOL. KORO KORO’ and above that, on dead tree, ‘Koro Koro Rd.’. Views of school building and grounds. Children playing on jungle gym.

(COL) Street scenes, Jackson St, Petone: ‘Liebezeit's’, ‘His Master’s Voice’ sign [on Moar's Electrical]. The ‘State’ picture theatre advertises “Spencer Tracy In Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde” (1941). ‘Grand Theatre’ (opposite the State). Shop fronts including ‘Hannah’s’, ‘Four Square Store’, ‘Delicatessen’. Foodstuffs on display in delicatessen window with proprietor looking out. ‘Hutt Meat Co. Ltd.’ Man in butcher’s shop window. ‘Hutt Meat Co. Ltd.’, ‘Woolworths’. Butcher and man outside ‘Alcock and Son, the Butchers’.

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Year 1947

Reference number F25837

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:13:20

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