Movies

(Note: this listing contains spoilers and some of the coarse language used in the film). The nineteenth century. Station hand Harry Walford (Paul Goddard) helps bring a prize bull from Roma railway s... read more


(Note: this listing contains spoilers). A remote cattle station in the Northern Territory. A newly born Aboriginal baby is adopted by Sarah McMann (Betty Suttor) in place of her dead child. Sarah na... read more

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The Australian outback, the 1880s. English adventurer Richard Connor (Peter Lawford) poses as the long-lost son of old cattleman Maguire (Finlay Currie). Connor's ruthless companion Gamble (Richard ... read more

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Northern Australia, 1942. A gigantic cattle drive takes a herd of 1,000 cattle from the north of Western Australia to the Queensland coast, a 1,600 mile trek taking nearly eight months to complete, ... read more

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Kim Marsden (Jeanette Elphick) is the heiress to a cattle station near Alice Springs, but she's convinced her father has been murdered, and so she sends for a legendary bushman known as the Sundowner ... read more


Traditionally, a sundowner was a tramp who sought food and lodging at sundown when it was too late to work. This later developed, as in Jon Cleary's novel, into the notion of the nomad, wanderer or s... read more


(Left: advertisement in The West Australian, 20th October 1934) Chic Williams (Pat Hanna) and his friend James Brown (Norman French) elude a private detective who's been following them, and head off ... read more


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