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Australia on the Silver Screen: The Overlanders

Past Event

Sunday, 5 March 2017 - 2pm to 3:30pm

Australia on the Silver Screen: The Overlanders

1946, 88 mins

Digitally restored edition with soundtrack

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.

An adventure of the grandest scale, The Overlanders captures a uniquely Australian story of hardship and survival, celebrating a remarkable historical achievement.

Australia on the Silver Screen series includes the following:

  • The Overlanders – Sunday March 5
  • Eureka Stockade – Sunday March 12
  • The Shiralee – Sunday March 19
  • Siege of Pinchgut - Sunday March 26
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