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This is Your Life - Nola Luxford

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1985

In a Hollywood studio, with This is Your Life creator Ralph Edwards prominent in the audience, Bob Parker surprises expat Nola Luxford with a high speed tour of her life. After outlining Luxford's early acting career in Hastings and Hollywood, Parker introduces radio and Olympic colleagues from her time as a pioneering US-based broadcaster — before memorable tributes from servicemen she looked after during World War II (while running a legendary New York organisation for Anzac servicemen). The so-called 'Angel of the Anzacs' would die in October 1994.

Nola has devoted her whole life to making this world a better and happier place for us to live. And she didn't do it for reward or recognition. She did it because that's the kind of lady she is, and she's won a special place in our hearts.
– Luxford's great nephew Jim Johnson

Key Cast & Crew

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Malcolm Kemp

Director, Producer

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Nola Luxford


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Russ Gary


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Christopher Blodgett


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Gary Imel

Art Director

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Susan O'Farril

Associate Producer

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Thanks to format creator and rights holder Ralph Edwards Productions and Bob Parker; NZ Olympic Committee and Juliennne Stretton for allowing NZ On Screen to show this title on this website.