YOUR MOST HUMBLE AND OBEDIENT SERVANT, JAMES COOK

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Year

1970

NFU Picture/Sheet No.

335

Length

Colour, 40 minutes

Viewing copies

Unknown

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NFU Film Information Sheet No. 335 Cat. Refs. 1973 p.54; 1977 p.48. Colour 40 mins. 35mm 3,625 ft. This film, made to commemorate the bicentennial of 1969, is set within the framework of Cook's charting of the New Zealand coastline. A tribute to the greatest navigator of the eighteenth century it links the past with the present, and blends the excitement of Cook's enterprise with his painstaking surveying. A fitting record of the New Zealand chapter in the story of this 'explorer extraordinary and servant of the King'. 1971 (100,000 th VISITOR TO THIS IS NEW ZEALAND EMBASSY THEATRE, WELLINGTON)

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