Winston McCarthy delivering his last sports broadcast

Winston McCarthy delivering his last sports broadcast
Date
27 April 1957
Ref
EP/1957/2031
Description

Sports commentator, Winston McCarthy, making his final rugby broadcast at Athletic Park, Wellington, New Zealand. Photographed by an Evening Post staff photographer on the 27th of April 1957.

Although this was meant to be his last sports broadcast, he was asked by Broadcasting Service to come back in 1959 to commentate on some of the major games of the Lions tour. He later commentated alternate Saturdays at Athletic Park, Wellington. (From 'Listen...It's a goal' by Winston McCarthy. Pelham Books, 1973)

Quantity: 1 b&w original negative(s).

Physical Description: Film negative, 10,5 x 8 cm

Additional description

Alternative form available: Print in Turnbull Library Pictures Evening Post illustrations file at Obits-McA to McI (Cabinet 19, drawer 2).

Access restrictions
Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Part of
Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper
Format
1 b&w original negative(s), Negatives, Portraits, Film negative, 10,5 x 8 cm
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