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(1) Champion Ploughman Ploughmen competing in the National Ploughing Championships held in Christchurch (Sponsored by Atlantic). The championship is won by R J Heenan from Southland. The Minister of Railways Mr McAlpine presents the silver trophy replica of New Zealand's first plough.
(2) Circle of Sorrow A road safety drama made for the Transport Department. 'It only takes one false step and ... death' The nightmarsh recollections of a woman who was involved in a road accident where an elderly pedestrian has been killed. Sequences are shown of family life and an account of the accident. The film includes Transport Department advice on how pedestrians can avoid accidents at night.

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Year 1957

Reference number F11111

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image


Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Newsreel

Duration 0:15:20

Production company PACIFIC FILMS

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Credits Producer: Roger Mirams
Producer: John O'Shea
With: Margaret Turnbull
With: Pat Smyth
With: Leslie Mirams
Writer: John O'Shea
Edited: John O'Shea
Photography: Don Montgomerie
Commentary: Denis Hurley
Recording: Lindsay Anderson

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