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Pictorial Parade No. 129 - Twenty One Years

Short Film (Full Length) – 1962

This special edition of the National Film Unit’s monthly magazine series looks at some of the “people, places and events filmed by our cameramen during the years 1941 - 1962”. The NFU’s 21st birthday review — compiled by David H Fowler — ranges from wartime newsreels to the post-war boom (factories, dams, industrial agriculture), from salvos to Peter Snell. Other images include Kiwi soldiers playing rugby in Korea, and cigarettes hanging from the lips of firemen fighting Christchurch's Ballantynes' Department Store fire in 1947.

In every way the future of the South Pacific seems to be part of the future of South-east Asia.
– From the narration

Key Cast & Crew

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Peter Gwynne

Narrator

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David H Fowler

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