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Walkshort Short Film (Full Length) – 1987 Comedy

Walkshort

Short Film (Full Length) – 1987 Comedy

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This classic short film provides an unusual showcase for the founding talents of musical theatre group The Front Lawn — Harry Sinclair and Don McGlashan. The duo play every character in this slice of life set amongst the pedestrians of Auckland's Karangahape Road. The narrative unravels like a baton relay. Walkshort was directed by editor Bill Toepfer. Sinclair would go on to do some directing of his own (Topless Women Talk about their Lives), while as lead singer of the Mutton Birds, McGlashan sang an ode to another famous Auckland street, Dominion Road. 

Produced by

Front Lawn Films

Acknowledgements

Produced with funding from the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council and TVNZ

Music

Original music composed by Wayne Laird. Not available on CD.

Albums by the Front Lawn are available online.