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Titles (over background of blossoms on greenery): “BLOSSOM TIME” and “By Alan Smith”. The Lady Norwood Rose Garden in the Wellington Botanic Gardens. A keeper at Wellington Zoo sets a kiwi down by food on the grass. Crowds at Oriental Bay are attracted by Blossom, an elephant seal. Scenes of Blossom’s movements during [his] summer visit to Wellington’s shores. As the summer sun grows hotter, Blossom takes up residence at the nearby boatsheds. Eventually Blossom is prompted to return to the sea by the need for food. End title: “THE END”.

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Year 1963

Reference number F38749

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Amateur

Duration 0:07:56

Credits By: Alan Smith

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