PICTORIAL PARADE No. 51

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Year

1956

NFU Picture/Sheet No.

"PP51"

Length

B&W, 13 minutes

Viewing copies

VHS Video- R.V. 251 16mm film- W3589/16PP51A 35mm film- W3606/h/6 VHS Video (Preview Tape)- BITC 156

Full Description

B&W 13 mins. 35mm 1,177 ft. TOWARDS SELF-GOVERNMENT - U.N. INSPECTS SAMOA446 ft FOR SAFETY AT SEA - A FLOATING RUBBER IGLOO129 ft CRYSTALS FROM THE SEA - SALT INDUSTRY IN MARLBOROUGH563 ft Film Censor's Certificate No. G3852 (13 July 1956) Release Date: 20.7.56 NFU Film Information Sheet No. PP51 Cat. Refs. 1957 p.43, 44; 1958 p.38, 39; 1962 p.40. B&W 13 mins. 35mm 1,177 ft. U.N. INSPECTS SAMOA. 446 ft. The 1956 visiting mission of the United Nations Trusteeship Council is welcomed to Western Samoa, and sees the progress made towards self-government with New Zealand's help and guidance. RUBBER DINGHY. 129 ft. Self-inflating rubber life-rafts are demonstrated on Wellington harbour. Cadets of the Durham dive in, right the dinghy and climb in under the shelter canopy. SALT HARVEST. 563 ft. Machines built in Blenheim pick up salt from the Lake Grassmere saltpans, and a diesel railway takes the salt to the works for washing and weathering. Ten thousand tons are gathered in a year, and dried salt is crushed and bagged by automatic machinery. Viewing copies : VHS Video- R.V. 251 16mm film- W3589/16PP51A 35mm film- W3606/h/6 VHS Video (Preview Tape)- BITC 156 PICTORIAL PARADE No. 52

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