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Title: “Christmas is a time for relaxation, and we find ours at Manly Beach.” Shots of a long, tree-lined beach and children and parents gathered outside a holiday house.
Title: “Sunny days were happy days, spent just having fun.” A group of young people paddling their feet off a jetty and row in a stream.
Title: “Speeding over the waves is a very exhilarating and thrilling sport.” Speedboats on the water.
Title: “Cliff likes being different.” A man riding a paddle bike.
Title: “The youngest of the party was wee Robyn - only six weeks old.”
Title: “Some of the happiest days were those spent launching.” The family row out to a large launch.
Title: “Stan gets busy in the galley......”
Title: “....and produces a very acceptable cup of morning tea.” A man presents a pot of tea to the waiting women before doing the dishes.
Title: “A calm secluded bay at Mahurangi Heads is chosen for our picnic.” The family row ashore.
Title: “Cliff finds a live shell.”
Title: “The fishing was extra good!” Some trick photography shows the fish leaping into the dinghy.
Title: “All aboard for home!” The men carry the women to the dinghy and row back to the launch.
Title: “And so comes to an end, yet another happy Christmas Season.”
048:25 Last picture frame.

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Year 1941

Reference number F26622

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:10:51

Production company Carlton Films

Credits Photography: Alec Douglas Lambourne

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