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A slice of life amongst the pedestrians of Auckland's Karangahape Road shot in an increasingly hilarious baton relay-style narrative. Directed by Bill Toepfer this classic New Zealand short film features both halves of musical comedy team, The Front Lawn (Harry Sinclair and Don McGlashan) playing all the roles in a range of disguises.


A Perspective by Costa Botes 07.10.2008

By 1987, Harry Sinclair and Don McGlashan had built up a head of steam with their musical comedy act, the Front Lawn. Their stage show was hugely popular, and ...

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 Bill Toepfer
 Harry Sinclair
 Don McGlashan

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 Phil Bilbrough

Phil Bilbrough

Old time favourite this one. Please that it has found its way to Onscreen.

 Lawrence Mikkelsen

Lawrence Mikkelsen

I would like to nominate this as the greatest New Zealand short film of all time. So, so brilliant ...

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