Story: Harris, Witarina Te Miriarangi

Filming The devil’s pit

Witarina Harris (then Mitchell) starred in the silent film The devil’s pit in 1929. She talks about the experience in this 1987 television appearance. The hand-coloured publicity still features the film’s alternate title, Under the Southern Cross

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Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision
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Image: Stills Collection, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, Unknown depositor. S3919

How to cite this page:

Emma Jean Kelly. 'Harris, Witarina Te Miriarangi', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2019. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 October 2021)