JOURNEY FOR THREE

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“The absorbing story of three new settlers told against the background of New Zealand’s Southern Alps.”

Journey for Three is a dramatised documentary featurette on immigration released theatrically in Britain.

“The adventures of three British immigrants - two girls and a man - to New Zealand. The girls settle down quite soon, one as a nurse, the other as a factory worker; the man, an engineer, finds himself out of his element, ill at ease, disliking his companions, and has almost determined to leave when he goes out on a relief party up the mountains to rescue a climber who has broken his leg at the head of a glacier. The rigours of the climb solve his personal problems - he decides he likes New Zealanders after all, in spite of their differences to Britons...” Monthly Film Bulletin, 1950.

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Year 1950

Reference number F7137

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Duration 0:40:00

Production company NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL FILM UNIT

Credits Margaret Allen: Margaret McNulty
Harry White: Stewart Pilkington
Cassie Mcleod: Elizabeth Armstrong
The Foreman: Francis Renner
Director: Michael Forlong
Produced: Stanhope Andrews
Photography: Randall Beattie
Original Music: Douglas Lilburn
Music: National Symphony Orchestra
Sound: Robert Allen
Supervision: Cyril James Morton
Supervision: Geoffrey Scott
Supervision: Robert Shennan
Camera Assistant: Brian Brake
Assistant Director: Peter Alcock
Continuity: Betty McKinnon