PERSONAL RECORD. TAYLOR, AG. OLWYN & BABY, GLASS HOUSE, SWIMMING EMPIRE GAMES, RABBITS, ST CUTHBERTS, ALBERT PARK TULIPS, ELLERSLIE, VIEWS FROM ELAM, MARK ARRIVING HOME

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(COL) Men leading horses in enclosure at racecourse, jockeys mount horses and ride out onto racecourse, various views of jockeys on track and horse races. Dog chasing rabbit around cage as boy watches, boy tries to catch rabbit, boy puts rabbit back in cage. Cats fighting, cats and dog lounging in back yard. Rabbit and baby rabbits in cage. Views of bungalow. Dog digging a hole. Dog playing with apple. Women in front of buildings including ‘Tea Rooms’, one woman pushing baby in push chair [Airport]. Airplane on tarmac. Women talking to baby. Passengers disembark from plane including children. Three boys in back yard, dog with plaster on leg, boy puts coat on dog. Magnolias in bloom.

High angle view over houses and port [Auckland Harbour]. Lily flowers in garden, boy with dog looking at lilies. People in grounds of St Cuthbert’s College. Scenes at St Cuthberts College: group of school girls outside building. Girls in black and white uniforms perform gymnastic type exercises in grounds. Girls dressed in green or red perform dance in grounds. Tulips in gardens, Albert Park. Views of gardens, Ellerslie Racecourse. View [from Elam] out window of Auckland Harbour. Scenes of Mark arriving home: plane lands on tarmac, boy [Mark] exits plane. Views of swimming competitions at Empire Games: large crowds watch swimming races in outdoor pool. Views of women in begonia house [Wintergardens, Auckland].

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Year 1950

Reference number F48547

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:12:30