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Overlanders, The Sunburnt Screens #8

Overlanders, The Sunburnt Screens #8 (Blu-ray, G)

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Set in 1943, The Overlanders is a classic Australian outback survival story based on true events, starring legendary Aussie screen icon 'Chips' Rafferty as Dan McAlpine. With Australia facing invasion from Japanese forces during WWII, man of the land and master drover Dan McAlpin...e sets out to preserve his very livelihood and the fate of more than a thousand head of cattle by trekking them across an alternate route over three thousand kilometres. Facing an arduous and desolate landscape, from the dry extremes of the Northern Territory to the dense pastures north of Brisbane, McAlpine is joined by a dedicated yet disparate band of horsemen who set about bringing their considerable charge in for head count. An adventure of the grandest scale, produced by the famed Ealing Studios and also featuring John Nugent Hayward and Daphne Campbell, The Overlanders captures a uniquely Australian story of hardship and survival, celebrating a remarkable historical achievement.
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Blu-ray Code DAVID4418
Rating G
Year 1946
Runtime 92 mins
Disks 1 disk(s)
Format Blu-ray, G
Released 20 Oct 2021
Available at supplier; usually ships 7-14 working days

Movie Information

Director Harry Watt
Cast and Crew Chips Rafferty, John Hayward, Daphne Campbell & John Fernside
Languages English
Audio Tracks DTS-HD MA 2.0 Mono
Aspect Ratio 1.33:1
Tagline The toughest drovers in the land gear-up for their most remarkable journey.


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Blu-ray Code DAVID4418
Stock Available
Status Available at supplier; usually ships 7-14 working days
Released 20 Oct 2021
Publication Country
Format Blu-ray, G
Category Classics
Number of Pages 1
Dimensions Height: 92mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Number of Disks 1