Story: Documentary film

Filming One of those people who live in the world, 1974

Filming One of those people who live in the world, 1974

Paul Maunder, seated at right, is seen directing his 1974 dramatised documentary One of those people who live in the world. This feature-length film was broadcast on television in two parts. It shows Denise Maunder (then the director's wife) descending into clinical depression. She is admitted to a psychiatric hospital and receives a variety of therapies and treatments, including electroconvulsive therapy. Standing at rear are Kaye Buchanan (actor), Bayly Watson (camera assistant) and Lynton Diggle (cameraman).

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Helen Martin, 'Documentary film - The television era', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/43592/filming-one-of-those-people-who-live-in-the-world-1974 (accessed 27 September 2020)

Story by Helen Martin, published 22 Oct 2014