A Portrait of Katherine Mansfield

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Katherine Mansfield's life and works have always fascinated New Zealanders. The documentary A Portrait of Katherine Mansfield: A Woman and a Writer is one of several that have been made about her life. It was released in 1986 and was directed by Julienne Stretton and produced by Sue Kedgley.

In this report originally broadcast on the news programme Today Tonight on 8 December 1986, the film makers talk about the project, particularly the difficulties of shooting in France in the aftermath of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior.

The documentary is available to view on NZ on Screen

Image: Framegrab, P40372 TVNZ Collection

Catalogue Reference P40372

Year 1986


Reporter: Anna Symmans

Excerpt: 04:02

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