PICTORIAL PARADE No. 47

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Year

1956

NFU Picture/Sheet No.

"PP47"

Length

B&W, 10 minutes

Viewing copies

VHS Video- R.V. 247 16mm film- W3589/16PP47A 35mm film- W4361/35 VHS Video (Preview Tape)- BITC 100

View Clip of Opo from Pictorial Parade No. 47 at Te Ara

View Clip of Pelorus Jack from Pictorial Parade No. 47 at Te Ara


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B&W 10 mins. 35mm 919 ft. SALUTE TO SALOTE - QUEEN OF TONGA AT PAPAKURA 168 ft WHAT'S DUTCH FOR EASTER? 151 ft PELORUS JACK'S SUCCESSOR - THE LIFE OF 'OPO'559 ft Film Censor's Certificate No. G3095 (28 March 1956) Release Date: 30.3.56 NFU Film Information Sheet No. PP47 Cat. Refs. 1957 p.42; 1958 p.37; 1962 p.38, 39. B&W 10 mins. 35mm 919 ft.

QUEEN SALOTE AT PAPAKURA. 168 ft. The Queen of Tonga takes the salute at a passing-out parade of territorials at Papakura camp and sees displays by various corps.

WHAT IS DUTCH FOR EASTER? 151 ft. Dutch settlers hide attractively painted eggs on Easter day for children to find at a Roseneath school.

THE LIFE OF OPO. 559 ft. Movies of nearly 50 years ago show the famous dolphin 'Pelorus Jack' guiding ships as he did for 30 years before1916 and films of 1956 show the crowds flocking to the tiny settlement of Opononi and seeing all the amusing tricks of the friendly dolphin Opo which so greatly endeared herself to all New Zealanders, and in her short life became world-famous.

Viewing copies : VHS Video- R.V. 247 16mm film- W3589/16PP47A 35mm film- W4361/35 VHS Video (Preview Tape)- BITC 100 PICTORIAL PARADE No. 48

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