PERSONAL RECORD. OXLEY, JACK. [WAIMATE FIELD DAY, RIPPINGHAM ORANGE]
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A parade consisting of: of children on ponies; steam traction engines; vintage cars (one belching smoke and full of clowns); horse and carts and the volunteer fire brigade. Extended shots of a rodeo. Shots of “Rippingham Orange”, a London registered cargo ship berthed at a [Timaru] wharf. Fishing and pleasure boats in the port. Scenes of another cargo ship the “Armagh” being loaded with bales of wool (the traditional Christmas tree is seen tied to the vessel’s mast). Close up shots of wharfies attaching bales to the hook of the ship’s crane (neoclassical building in background). Beach scene with car parking and a miniature railway. Shots of the port from a distance.
Reference number F58603
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Photography: Jack Oxley