PERSONAL RECORD. STUCKI, GEORGE. MATTERHORN
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Scenic views of Wellington City and street scenes. Parliament buildings and the Beehive. Buses. Ganz-Mavag commuter trains at the Wellington Railway Station. The cable car. Elevated views of Oriental Parade. Michael Fowler Centre. Rose Gardens in the Botanic Gardens. View over Frank Kitts Park. People relaxing in Frank Kitts Park. Painters in working on mural. McDonald’s in Manners Mall. The Oaks complex. Paper boys selling the Evening Post.
People in Manners and Cuba Malls. Busker playing violin beside a Hammond Gamble poster. Fruit sellers cart. Poster for “Summer City”. Flower cart. “Cubacade” sign in red lettering. View out from Cubacade to Cuba Mall. Close-up of Sanyo clock radio.
Radio advertisement for the "Matterhorn Coffee Lounge". Sign for the lounge. Views of serving area, food preparation in the kitchen, and outdoor dining area. Views of the coffee lounge proper; customers, staff, seating, Matterhorn mural, fireplace and cow bell hanging from the wall. Narrative from the filmmaker and owner of the lounge, George Stucki, tells a little of its history and the reasons for its popularity. George puts up the closed sign.
Features soft lounge music - “Theme From A Summer Place’ - to set the mood of the piece.
Reference number F53378
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Photography: George Stucki