PERSONAL RECORD. REYNOLDS, AH. DOWN SOUTH

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A tourist’s view of Christchurch and Wellington, featuring buildings and modes of transport. Includes intertitles.

Intertitle: “Let us take you for a short visit Down South to Christchurch, the city of the plains”. Train on the main trunk line, Auckland to Wellington.
Intertitle: “ “Wellington the capital city”. Cenotaph, government buildings, Carillon. Boat to Christchurch.
Intertitle: ““Christchurch the cathedral city”. Trams, aerial shots of buildings, trolley bus,horse drawn carriage passing Ballantynes Department store and DIC store.
Intertitle: “ “Wigram base”. Canterbury Aero Club, biplane, [Cook Strait Airways Rapide] ZK AEG Karoro, passengers arriving, refuelling, loading mail, interior.
Intertitle: “ “On the banks of the Avon”. Band rotunda, (presented by T.J. Edmonds, 26 September 1929), people walking on river banks, miniature yachts.
Intertitle: ““New Brighton”. Pier on beach.
Intertitle: “ “Sumner”.
Intertitle: “ “Harvest time in Canterbury”. Harvesting hay, pitchforking.
End Title: “The End”.

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Year 1935

Reference number F26709

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:11:26

Credits Photography: Alfred Harry Reynolds

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