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Walkshort

Short Film (Full Length) – 1987

PG
Parental Guidance

This classic short film provides an unusual showcase for Don McGlashan and Harry Sinclair, the founders of musical theatre group The Front Lawn. The slice of life narrative unravels like a baton relay; the duo play every character,  revolving around pedestrians on Auckland's Karangahape Road. Walkshort was directed by editor Bill Toepfer. Sinclair went on to do some directing of his own (Topless Women Talk about their Lives), while McGlashan would pay musical tribute to another famous Auckland street, Dominion Road. Costa Botes writes about Walkshort here.

Key Cast & Crew

Don McGlashan

Writer, As: Various roles

Harry Sinclair

Writer, As: Various roles

Bill Toepfer

Director

Gregory Rood

Producer

Tania Stiles

First Assistant Director

Alistair Kay

Art Director

See all 20 credits

Produced by

Front Lawn Films

Acknowledgements

Made with the assistance of TVNZ and the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council 

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