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The making of It's in the bag, 1959

This Pictorial Parade clip from 1959 shows the making of the highly popular radio quiz show It's in the bag. The film shows show host Selwyn Toogood working on the show's questions with stage manager Sandy Triggs, while radio technicians Ted Thorpe and Brian Petrie prepare a programme for broadcast.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 86. National Film Unit, 1959

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Brian Pauling, 'Radio - The golden age of radio, 1936 to 1960', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/42806/the-making-of-its-in-the-bag-1959 (accessed 5 August 2020)

Story by Brian Pauling, published 22 Oct 2014