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Author: Peter JacksonCosta BotesSue RogersJamie SelkirkSam NeillAll authors
Publisher: New York : First Run Features, [1997]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A "mockumentary" of the life of Colin McKenzie, film pioneer and inventor extraordinaire in early 1900s New Zealand. The young genius McKenzie had invented motion picture cameras, color film, sync sound, and other important cinematic techniques before the likes of Griffith and Moliere.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Short films
Documentary-style television programs
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Jackson; Costa Botes; Sue Rogers; Jamie Selkirk; Sam Neill; Leonard Maltin; Harvey Weinstein; Robert Sarkies; Lisa Chatfield; WingNut Films (Firm); New Zealand Film Commission.; NZ On Air.; Nightmares Productions.; First-Run Features Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 39352713
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1995.
Includes the short film: Signing off / Nightmares Productions presents; written & directed by Robert Sarkies ; producer, Lisa Chatfield (1996; ca. 14 min.).
Running time listed on cassete label: 67 min.
Credits: Script consultant, Frances Walsh ; narrator, Jeffrey Thomas ; cinematography by Alun Bollinger, Gerry Vasbenter ; editor, Eric de Bens, Mike Horton ; music, Dave Donaldson, Steve Roche, Janet Roddick ; executive produced by Jamie Selkirk and Peter Jackson.
Performer(s): Peter Jackson, Costa Botes, Sam Neill, Leonard Maltin, Harvey Weinstein.
Description: 1 videocassette (70 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: a Wingnut Films production ; in association with the New Zealand Film Commission and NZ On Air ; written and directed by Peter Jackson and Costa Botes ; producer, Sue Rogers.

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A "mockumentary" of the life of Colin McKenzie, film pioneer and inventor extraordinaire in early 1900s New Zealand. The young genius McKenzie had invented motion picture cameras, color film, sync sound, and other important cinematic techniques before the likes of Griffith and Moliere.

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