JOHN DONOGHUE. SPIRIT OF PELORUS JACK

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Spirit of Pelorus Jack was a song from sometime Human Instinct band member John Donoghue (aka Timberjack Donoghue). With its strong ecology theme it was representative of its era and was included on a compilation of New Zealand songs to commemorate the Commonwealth Games of that year.

Sunrise at the beach, and men, carrying a hearse, are walking to the sea. Mourners follow and lead mourner is singing and playing acoustic guitar. Hearse is opened and contents, rubbish, is tipped into the sea.

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Year 1973

Reference number F17919

Source Moving Image Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Music video

Duration 0:03:51

Production company Aardvark Films

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NGĀ TAONGA SOUND & VISION, WELLINGTON
- 2008.7860

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Credits Director: Roger Donaldson;

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NZFA