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Fair Game (1986)

Jessica (Cassandra Delaney) is a young woman running a wildlife sanctuary in the Australian outback who comes into confrontation with three redneck kangaroo hunters. Bored...

High Rolling (1977)

Fun loving sideshow worker Tex (Joseph Bottoms) - a womanising American - and boxer Alby (Grigor Taylor) - a shy and quiet Australian -...

Blood Oath (1990)

Shortly after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbour in World War II, Japanese troops captured the Australian garrison on the little-known Dutch East Indies island...

Sunbury Festival (1972)

The Sunbury Music Festival - which took place from 28 - 30 January 1972 - was the turning point in Australian music. Thousands at the Victorian...

In Melbourne Tonight

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 7 0 (Australia) Australian variety show In Melbourne Tonight debuted on GTV9 in 1957 and quickly became a way...

Death in Brunswick (1990)

Death In Brunswick opens with an image that could be culled from any urban backstreet in Greece or Turkey. A hot wind whips along an...

Thirst (1979)

Successful Australian businesswoman Kate Davis (Chantal Contouri) is kidnapped by a cult of modern-day vampires and self-proclaimed supermen known as 'The Hyma  Brotherhood'. They have a...

Round The Twist

1 9 8 9 (Australia) 1 9 9 2 (Australia) 2 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 1 (Australia) 52 x 25 minute episodes Tony Twist and his...

Golden Soak

1 9 7 9 (Australia/UK/Germany) 6 x 53 minute episodes This miniseries adaptation of a Hammond Innes novel was a combined effort between Australian, German and British production...

Dimboola (1979)

Named after the actual outback town in Australia where the story takes place, Dimboola revolves around British reporter Vivian Worcester-Jones (Max Gillies) who gets...

Killing of Angel Street, The (1981)

Residents of a row of terrace houses in Sydney, Australia, form an Action Group to fight a development company who want to buy the...

Dawn! (1979)

The film Dawn! may have been made on the assumption that Australians never lose interest in their sports champions as long as the myth of ill-fortune...

Tickled Pink

1 9 7 8 (Australia) 6 x 25 minute episodes 1 9 8 1 (Australia) 6 x 25 minute episodes This ABC (Australia) comedy starred Max Gillies. The first...

Young Ramsay

1 9 7 7 - 1 9 8 0 (Australia) 26 x 60 minute episodes Tired of city life, young Australian veterinarian Peter Ramsay (John Hargreaves) moves...

Frontline

1 9 9 4 - 1 9 9 7 (Australia) Set in the studio of a fictitious Australian current affairs TV show, Frontline (known as Breaking News in...

Geeza

Formed in 1974, Geeza were a powerful four-piece rock group from the western suburbs of Sydney (Australia). The group originally performed as The Geeza Rock...

Luke’s Kingdom

1 9 7 6 (UK/Australia) 13 x 60 minute episodes In 1829, following the tragic death of his wife, retired naval officer Jason Firbeck (James Condon) takes...

Last Wave, The (1977)

Behind the opening credits an Australian Aboriginal is painting on the roof of a cave which opens like a huge mouth: a black hand,...

Devil’s Playground, The (1976)

The Devil's Playground is set in 1953 in a seminary for young boys intending to enter a religious order of teaching brothers. Brother Sebastian Charles McCallum Brother Celian John...

It Could Be You

1 9 6 1 - 1 9 6 6 (Australia) This early daytime game show from the Australian Nine Network aired every weekday and was hosted...

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Belles of St Trinian’s, The (1954)

A rollicking British comedy based on Ronald Searle's cartoons of a terrifying girls' school known as St. Trinian's. Bookie Clarence (Alastair Sim) is the brother...

About Britain

1 9 5 2 - 1 9 5 4 (UK) Following on the success of London Town, Richard Dimbleby presented About Britain - a similar series presenting "journeys to people...

War Of The Worlds

1 9 8 8 - 1 9 9 0 (USA) 1 x 120 minute episode 42 x 60 minute episodes Based extremely loosely on the H.G. Wells science fiction...

Blood and Lace (1971)

Ellie Masters (the beautiful Melody Patterson of F Troop fame) is sent to an orphanage after her prostitute mother, Edna (Louise Sherrill) is beaten...

Vanguard

Through tight corridors, against numerous foes, with only a four-way blaster for defence, a solo fighter took on the challenge of Vanguard, a pioneering...

Big Train

1 9 9 8 (UK) 2 0 0 2 (UK) Whilst Britain was mesmerised by The Fast Show, a vastly superior sketch show appeared on BBC2. Big Train was in the Monty...

Erasure

Keyboard player and arranger Vince Clarke (born in 1960 in South Woodford, London) had already enjoyed success as a member of Depeche Mode and...

Rambo III (1988)

Vietnam veteran John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) is tracked down to a Buddhist monastery by his friend Colonel Trautman (Richard Crenna), who wants help fighting...