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Town and Around: Auckland Highlights Television (Full Length) – 1966 Magazine

Town and Around: Auckland Highlights

Television (Full Length) – 1966 Magazine

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Presenter Keith Bracey picks out the highlights from 1966 for the northern edition of magazine show Town and Around. 'Kiwi gent' Barry Crump, sharp-shooting country singer Tex Morton, singer Lee Grant and axeman Sonny Bolstad feature, alongside visitors including US comedian Shelley Berman, actor Chips Rafferty and English TV presenter (Pavlova Paradise author) Austin Mitchell, who criticises the state of local media. Keith's picks gravitate to the light-hearted, with probing coverage of gardening with gnomes and a man who uses a carrot as a musical instrument.

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Lee Grant

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Rhys Jones

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Ray Pritchard

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As one of our viewers remarked later, 'Barbara has a magnificent seat'.
– Of the times innuendo (referring to a horse rider)