Movies

(Note: this listing contains spoilers throughout). Some disc and tape slicks went with the logline “A time for dreams … A time for choices … A time that would never come again. Th... read more


The film celebrates the dash and derring do of three Anzacs in the Light Horse Brigade in the Sinai and Palestine campaigns during the first World War. The story opens with cruel German troops hangin... 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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Matt Kirk (Aldo Ray) escapes from prison to draw attention to his demand for a re-trial, which he's seeking as a way of proving his innocence to a corrupt justice system. When his getaway boat breaks... read more

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(Left: advertisement for the film in the Brisbane Courier Mail, 30th November 1934, commencing the next day in a double bill with Where Sinners Meet). The Hon. Montmoroncy Ralston (Frank Leighton) is... 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


Gary Bond plays John Grant, a bonded teacher forced to go to a one teacher school in the middle of nowhere. With school holidays arriving, he's looking forward to returning to Sydney, the beach and ... read more

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This looks like Belmore park near Central Station, long a meeting and drinking place for homeless men