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.
Reference number F17919
Source Moving Image Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Production company Aardvark FilmsViewing locations
View online, or at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Wellington
Credits Director: Roger Donaldson;