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After 93 years, the Anzacs fight again

April 22, 2008 at 2:56 pm by xoanon  - 

Peter JacksonIt was cold and drizzling and the movie was 93 years old – but that didn’t stop hundreds turning up to watch the show. After all, this was no ordinary film. It was the only known movie images of Anzac troops at Gallipoli. Heroes of Gallipoli – which was restored by Oscar-winning Kiwi director Peter Jackson’s company – is being screened continuously on the walls of Auckland Museum from 7.30pm to 10pm before Anzac Day, on Friday. The 20-minute film is believed to have been shot by British war correspondent Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, the only person known to have filmed the action in and around Anzac Cove from July to September 1915. After 93 years, the Anzacs fight again

Posted in Events, Film Screenings, Peter Jackson on April 22, 2008 by

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