Patricia Phoenix, the 'Elasie Tanner of Corporation Street' took time cut from her present stage above of 'Gaslight' at present touring New Zealand to visit the Mount Cook National Park, the country's premier scenic areas.
Interior ski plan in flight with several shots Pat Phoenix pan to surrounding mountain scenery Clouding Mount Cock, Highest Mountain in NZ.
Landing on glacier...
Plane moving into shot... Pat Phoenix et al tumble out and roll flight and horse around in snow. Time is the height of summer in New Zealand. The arrival of Coronation street occurs in NZ is a big deal as the programs plays twice a week on network.
The appeal of this film should be partly the fact that these well know faces are anywhere but in their usual role... Coronation Street.
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Background: Patricia Phoenix, the 'Elasie Tanner of Corporation Street' took time cut from her present stage above of 'Gaslight' at present touring New Zealand to visit the Mount Cook National Park, the country's premier scenic areas.
Together with her husband, Alan Browning, and Ivan and Jan Beavis and her manage,r Rod Cotton (promm Cos tenn) they took a ski plane flight to the head of the Tasman Glacier, the only place in the world where you can take of final wheel aircraft which fitted with retractable skis can land on snow ten minute later. The aircraft one of a fleet belonging to Mount Cook Airlines and based at Mount Cook flies year round taking skiers and visitors on to the snows of the Southern Alps.
Identification: Pat Phoenix... in white slacks and patterned blouse. Alan Browning: Heavy set sky in white jacket and sunglasses. Also plans in Coronation Street as proprietor of hairdressers salon. (at Pat Phoenix and Marledher in real life from there.)
Guy with board...Ivan Beavis...plays Harry Heritt in Coronation street at in the hatmit glasses and thing sound her neck.. Jan Beavis... in original Avengers and lately Fell foot. All part of touring gaslight show... Jan beavis wardrobe mistress...