Story: Recording companies and studios

Record manufacture, 1958

The local market for sound recordings was so healthy around 1958 that music recorded overseas was reproduced for sale by small factories in this country. This 1958 newsreel describes the process of small-scale record manufacture.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 77. National Film Unit, 1958

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Mark Derby, 'Recording companies and studios - Homegrown hits, 1950s to 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 August 2022)

Story by Mark Derby, published 22 Oct 2014