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  1. Part one of six from this full length documentary.

  2. Part two of six from this full length documentary.

  3. Part three of six from this full length documentary.

  4. Part four of six from this full length documentary.

  5. Part five of six from this full length documentary.

  6. Part six of six from this full length documentary.

  7. The credits for this documentary.

Synopsis

This doco follows the then-world champion All Blacks on a 1989 tour of Wales and Ireland. With star winger John Kirwan as guide, “The All Black Film Unit” gives a players’ insight into an international tour in pre-professional, pre-media trained times — there’s even a plate of oranges. Match, training, and travel footage is complemented by relaxed encounters with players (Zinzan Brooke mounting a shetland pony has entered rugby folklore). Producer Ric Salizzo repeated the recipe — sports fandom mixed with schoolboy pratfalls — in the successful Sports Cafe series.

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 Ric Salizzo
 John Kirwan
 Phil Gifford

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Comments (7)

 Donna

Donna

I bought this video for my dad many years ago, and I think I watched it more than he did. Would so love to see it again

 alan barnard

alan barnard

4 possibly 5 of these allblacks went on to play rugby league

 Matt

Matt

@JIM: Ric Salizzo's youtube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/sportscafe has some more of them, well worth a watch.

 Kim Baker

Kim Baker | website

Hi guys, as far as we know it isn't available on DVD at the moment. Thanks for the other title suggestions - definitely worth seeing all of them again.

 Tereora Tuaeu

Tereora Tuaeu

Been looking for this for years had the whole lot lent it to a mate, rest is history, still funny as, Are they still avalible somewhere, DVD?

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