PERSONAL RECORD. INKSTER, LAWRIE. GREYMOUTH CELEBRATES THE GOLDEN JUBILEE OF ITS STATE SCHOOL, OCT 20TH 1926

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Celebrations on the streets of Greymouth, parade floats, brass bands, followed by events at Greymouth State School.

0 ft. Intertitles: “GREYMOUTH CELEBRATES - THE GOLDEN JUBILEE OF ITS STATE SCHOOL, OCT. 20TH 1926.”
Brass band, army, boy scouts, fire brigade and many floats parade through the streets of Greymouth. ‘T. Browns Cash Store,’ is seen in the background.
126 ft. Crowd gathered on the corner of the Hotel Dominion.
169 ft. “THE PROCESSION....Arrives At The School. General View Of The Crowd.”
Hundreds gather at the school grounds. The army is on street parade during the celebrations; crowd and stationary float scenes.
289 ft. “CHILDREN’S DAY Friday 22nd October.”
295 ft. “PROCESSION OF CHILDREN. Representing All Schools In The District.”
Hundreds of flag waving children, others with streamers and maypoles, take part in the street parade; floats follow; crowds gathered at the school gates.
412 ft. “SPORTS AT THE SCHOOL - Good Fields - Fast Times.”
Many children enter the racing events.
454 ft. “FEEDING THE MULTITUDE...The Teachers and Committee Supplied 1350 children in 15 minutes - Note The Chairman in Action.”
Women and the Chairman are seen handing out packed lunches to hundreds of children. The lines seem endless.
560 ft. “Labour Day Trots Views On The Lawn.”
Various shots of racing enthusiasts, attending a day at the Trots.
693 ft. “Making Up A Ticket. One More Half Crown Wanted.”
Group of men standing around.
720 ft. “BOWLING...Opening Of The SEASON At Greymouth.”
Brief shot of men playing bowls.
734 ft. Ends Abruptly.

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Year 1926

Reference number F8009

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:08:09

Credits Camera: Lawrie Inkster

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