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Games 74

Film (Full Length) – 1974

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1974 Commonwealth Games - Graham May's Face-plant

A famous moment from the Games

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Peter Snell, Athlete

Coach Arthur Lydiard, who comments on a race here,...

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The Wall

Also features camera by Bayly Watson

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Ralph Hotere

Directed by Sam Pillsbury

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The Games Affair - A Question of Possibility (Episode One)

A fantasy children’s serial based around the 1974...

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Alex

Drama about a teenager hoping to get into the Olympics

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Weekly Review No. 432

Shows preparations for 1950 Empire Games

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Gone up North for a While

Directed by Paul Maunder

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Score

More slow motion sports coverage, directed by Arthur Everard

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Via Satellite

Drama featuring an Olympic swimmer

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On the Mat - 29 July 1980

More 70s sport

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On the Mat - 17 March 1981

More 70s sport

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The Greatest Run on Earth

More running men and women

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1950 British Empire Games

NZ also hosted the 1950 British Empire Games

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Join Together - The New Zealand Commonwealth Games Story

History of NZ at the Commonwealth Games

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Studio One - New Faces Final, 1974

Light entertainment from 1974

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When a City Falls

Documentary about the Christchurch earthquakes

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The Elegant Shed - Behind the Garden

Behind the architecture of QEII Park stadium and pool

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I Care Campaign - John Hanlon

Meanwhile in 1974

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This is Your Life - John Walker

A tribute to runner John Walker

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John Walker - The 3.49.4 Man

Profile of runner John Walker

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1990 Commonwealth Games promo - Join Together

The promo for the 1990 Auckland Games

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The Glow of Gold

A 1968 documentary on NZ Olympic champs

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Triumph of the Human Spirit

’96 Paralympics in Atlanta

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Twelve Days Of Glory - The Forgotten Athletes

’96 Paralympics in Atlanta

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Children of the Mist

The short doco that screened with Games 74 in NZ theatres

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Remember '74

A doco looking back at the 1974 Games from 1990

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The New Zealanders

Also directed by John King

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Christchurch 1974

1970 NFU film promoting the Games

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Westside - First Episode

This Westside episode is set in 1974

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Join Together - performed by Steve Allen

Steve Allen's classic Games song performed in 1985