2019 SUPPORTING SHORTS

 (various short films, , )

2019 SUPPORTING SHORTS

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Screening 9 September 2019

PICTORIAL PARADE No 26 (New Zealand 1954) 7 minutes

SHEERLEGS 255 ft.
The manufacture of nylon stockings.

RUAPEHU CHAIR LIFT 366 ft.
At Tongariro National Park, Swiss engineers complete the new chair lift, and Sir Edmund Hillary opens it for the use of skiers, who can now ride from the end of the road near the Chateau Tongariro up to the snowfields of the Ruapehu Ski Club flat.


Screening 21 October 2019, Running time: 6 minutes 20 seconds

PICTORIAL PARADE No 35 (New Zealand 1955) Excerpt

NAPIER BEACH - PIG IN THE SWIM
Andrew Jones of Napier has an affectionate and unusual pet in Susie, his young wild-type sow, who enjoys a daily swim with Andrew in the surf off Westshore Beach.

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PICTORIAL PARADE No 89 (New Zealand 1959) Excerpts

AUCKLAND - OUR BRIDGE
Auckland celebrates as the Governor-General, Lord Cobham, opens the Harbour Bridge; years of planning and four years of construction work are climaxed when the bridge is declared "open for business".

WELLINGTON - AT THE FAIR
Wellington's 21st Industries Fair is a showcase for manufacturers and retailers and the public reacts to new products in many different ways.

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