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Nola - Our Own New Zealand Girl

Television (Full Length) – 1985

Nola made her final trip to New Zealand for the showing of (this) documentary...she was eighty-nine.
– Carole Van Grondelle, page 224
To be a star was the dream of many a young girl in the 1920s. The movie industry had taken off. Thousands of young hopefuls poured into Hollywood.
– Voiceover
The Anzacs adored Nola. Through her intervention, a vast metropolis was made instantly personal and accessible. The New York media crowned her 'Angel of the Anzacs'. And Nola found herself listed in the World Who's Who and in successive volumes of Who's Who in New York.
– Author Carole Van Grondelle, in her book Angel of the Anzacs – The Life of Nola Luxford, page 13