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Rolling Through New Zealand with Kenny Rogers and the First Edition Television (Full Length) – 1974 Music

Rolling Through New Zealand with Kenny Rogers and the First Edition

Television (Full Length) – 1974 Music

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Apparently it's not that New Zealand has a bad image in the USA, more that it has no image. In an attempt to remedy this situation, cameras follow New Zealand's favourite mid-70s country rocker Kenny Rogers (pre-'The Gambler') and his band the First Edition on tour on a Road Services bus. All western shirts, shaggy hair, beards and satin jackets, they see the sights, meet the people (many of them older, rustic characters), play baseball, put down a hangi, break into song and admire the country's slower, more dignified pace. If only it had a McDonalds...

Key Cast & Crew

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John O'Shea

Producer

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Larry Cansler

Music Supervision

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Keith Hawke

Camera

New Zealand sure did love Kenny Rogers long before he was famous.  He was the most pleasant lovely man with a heart of gold and an eye always for the ladies.
– Bob Harvey

Produced by

  • Pacific Films

  • Friendship Productions

  • Stetson Productions

Source

Pacific Films

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