Behind the Scenes with N.A.C

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This film promotes New Zealand’s first Vickers Viscount plane. The plane is shown landing at Whenuapai, at the end of its delivery voyage from the UK.

TV and radio personality Selwyn Toogood is the narrator and also a satisfied passenger – delicious food and smoking facilities are included on this flight.

Director Robert Steele later became a prominent figure in New Zealand’s independent film industry from the 1940s to the 1970s.

Catalogue Reference F25490

Year 1959


Production Company: Robert Steele Productions
Director: Robert Steele
Photography: Robert Clough
Writer: John Gundry
Narrated: Selwyn Toogood
News Commentator: Anthony Thomson

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