THE BIG SHOW
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Poster advertising New Zealand's first Easter show in 1953 at the Epsom show grounds. Prime Minister Sidney Holland gives an opening address. Fire works spell out “Buy New Zealand Made”. Radio announcer Phil Shone broadcasts from the show grounds. Children eating candy floss. Scenes of people on the various rides and walking about the exhibits such as the Government Court, the Post office, ice skaters promoting refrigerators, the NZ Broadcasting Service with Aunt Daisy delivering her morning show, a model of the new Auckland hospital and the many products being promoted at the show. Fashion parades, potters and farming displays including a dog trial demonstration and sheep shearing. Dog and pony show. Promotion for New Zealand Farming features NZ scenery and rivers. Flyover shot of Auckland City.
Reference number F9600
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Production company Robert Steele Productions
Director: Robert Steele
Director of Photography: Robert Steele
Featuring: Jack Davy
Featuring: Aunt Daisy
Featuring: Cynthia Dale
Featuring: Phil Shone
Camera: Robert P. Clough