This series already began last week, but there are still three more to go, the next being Eureka Stockade.
Australia and Australians on the Silver Screen 1946-1959
The Overlanders - Eureka Stockade - The Shiralee - Siege of Pinchgut
State Library NSW Sundays at 2pm
March 12, 19 and 26
Eureka Stockade (1949)
“Spectacular drama of Australia’s gold rush in the 1850s......shot where the miners dug. Pushed to the limit and fed up with their oppressors, led to revolt by Peter Lalor, played by Chips Rafferty, the miners valiantly march to Eureka Hill to establish a stockade in fiery anticipation of further government and police intimidation..”
On display are the talents of Australian actors and technical crew including Chips, Peter Finch, Ralph Smart, George Heath, Rex Rienits, Nigel Lovell and Ron Whelan.
With soundtracks and presenting the talents of Chips Rafferty, Peter Finch, Jon Cleary, Bill Hunter, Bill Kerr, D’Arcy Niland, George Heath, Lee Robinson, Bud Tingwell and many others.
Further details at http://www.ozsilentfilmfestival.com.au
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