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Pictorial Parade No. 35 Short Film (Full Length) – 1955 Documentary

Pictorial Parade No. 35

Short Film (Full Length) – 1955 Documentary

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And so there he goes against more currents than one; an outstanding industrialist and inventor, whose choice it is to live far from the cities, through the snowy winters and dry summers of the remote McKenzie Plains.
– The narrator, on Bill Hamilton
It's the thrill of a lifetime for veteran driver Ernie Peach as he drives the first of the new diesel rail cars on its maiden trip from Wellington to Napier. Almost as excited is Mr [John] McAlpine, Minister of Railways. "It's articulated" he gesticulated.
– The narrator makes a play on words
Many a machine developed during the last 20 years had its first trials biting into this stony ground. The steel-fingered hand at the end of a steel-boned arm, with hydraulic muscles, is the latest of a long series of devices.
– The narrator