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Wallace (Wally) Smith of Palmerston North was a keen home movie maker.

Movie footage includes: New Zealand Centennial pavillion in Wellington 1940; Otago Centennial in Dunedin 1948; Palmerston North 75th jubilee 1952 - includes centennial train, parade and student sports demonstration at the Showgrounds.

Also includes footage of air display at Ohakea Air Base, Manawatū Gorge, cricket game at Fitzherbert Park, motorbike and car racing.

8mm movie. 35 minutes. Black and white and colour segments. Silent.

Identification

Object type
Video
Digitisation ID
2021V_SmithWallace-S2_035631
Title
Home movie - Jubilee celebrations and Palmerston North
Format
DVD (video disc)
Held In
Community Archives
Archive
Smith, Wallace

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Creation

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Place
New Zealand
Date
1940 to 1960

Object rights

Credit Line
Ian Matheson City Archives

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