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Pictorial Parade No. 78

Short Film (Full Length) – 1958

Smells good! [a stovetop saucepan], hmmm sounds good [boiling jug], ah feels good [fire] — especially on a chilly winter’s night. Yet every year these three things bring pain and injury to hundreds of New Zealand children.
– From the narration
[Mother Prudence’s hands] are never too full to do the simple things that could mean the difference between a smile and a scar on the faces of her children.
– From the narration
They certainly appear to be the healthiest bunch of youngsters on the East Coast.
– From the narration
The North Island winter is only cold enough to be annoying, but the South Island winter has the real freeze, and the fun that goes with it.
– From the narration