Running time : 30 minutes

Price: NZ$ 19.95


Toogood Tales

Toogood Tales is presented by a much loved personality whose career spanned that of Actor, Broadcaster, Quizmaster and Film Narrator. Join Selwyn for a trip down memory lane back to a far different New Zealand.

  • When the big entertainment events were the Circus or Itís in the Bag arriving in town.
  • When the MV Wanganella grounded on the rocks at Wellington
  • With popular personalities like Aunt Daisy, cricketer Walter Hadlee, Everest conqueror, Ed Hillary, actors Laurence Olivier and Vivienne Leigh, cabinet minister Mabel Howard, pianist Richard Farrell and New Zealand entertainment phenonomen, The Howard Morrison Quartet.
  • Days when sports teams returned home from overseas trips by ocean liner, of North vís South rugby matches, A&P Shows and the thrills of the 1947 NZ Cup race.
  • Flying National Airways Corporation by DC3 and riding through the night on the Auckland - Wellington Express.
Journey back to the 40ís and 50ís with New Zealandís favourite Showbusiness Personality.

Selected from films shot by the National Film Unit which featured or were narrated by Selwyn Toogood and with anecdotes from Selwyn and some of his colleagues, this is a unique celebration of the New Zealand way of life before the days of Television.

Toogood Tales DVDs can be purchased by credit card for NZ$19.95 plus $4 for shipping to:


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