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New Guinea Commercials

Australia, 1958 (MIFF 1958, Programme 2)

Director: Lex Halliday

Two 2-minute advertising commercials made for Lifebuoy and Rinso with a native cast and in Pidgin English for distribution in New Guinea. Honorable mention &ndash: Australian Film Awards

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