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Wake In Fright (1971)

John Grant (Gary Bond) is the bored teacher at a one-room school in Tiboonda, a tiny railway junction on the far western plains of...

Mac and Merle

1 9 7 4 (Australia) 6 x 30 minute episodes Australian comedy series Mac and Merle starred two of the country's best-known characters, Gordon Chater and Gwen Plumb. Mr and...

Shannon’s Mob

1 9 7 4 (Australia) 'The Mob' was an undercover intelligence organisation headed up by Dave Shannon (who never appeared on screen). Headquartered in Canberra, its...

Captain Goodvibes

From his first appearance in the surfing newspaper Tracks, in 1973, Captain Goodvibes was a major hit with young Australian readers. The "pig of steel"...

Kitty and the Bagman (1983)

A notorious Australian flop set in Sydney during the Roaring 20s. Kitty O'Rourke (Liddy Clark, pictured above) becomes a tough gangster after her thug husband...

Snapshot (1978)

The remains of a body are removed from a fire at a photographer’s studio. In flashback, successful model Madeline (Chantal Contouri) introduces her friend Angela...

Late Show, The

1 9 9 2 - 1 9 9 3 (Australia) 40 x 60 minute episodes One of the most successful and funny comedy shows ever produced in...

Bobby Limb Show, The (Mobil Limb Show)

1 9 5 9 - 1 9 6 3 (Australia) This Australian national variety show was produced by TCN Channel 9 and originally titled Bobby Limb's...

Bryan Davies Show, The

1 9 6 2 - 1 9 6 3 (Australia) This Australian hour-long music show was broadcast live from studio 22 at ABN2 in Sydney on...

Colleen Hewett

Colleen Hewett was born on 16 April 1950 in Bendigo, Victoria (Australia). She began her music career at the age of 12 when she sang...

Castaway

1 9 7 4 (Australia/UK/West Germany) 13 x 30 minute episodes This joint Australian/Scottish/West German series told of the hardships and adversities suffered by survivors of a...

Jonah

1 9 8 2 (Australia) 4 x 60 minute episodes This ABC (Australia) miniseries followed a hunchbacked orphan as he rose from being a larrikin gang leader...

Australia’s Naughtiest Home Videos

1 9 9 2 (Australia) 1 x 34 minute episode (!) Aussie clip show Australia's Naughtiest Home Videos was hauled off the air midway through its...

Buffalo

Sydney band Buffalo was one of Australia's pioneering heavy rock outfits, and by virtue of the band's appearance on the Vertigo label (they were...

Crystal Voyager (1973)

Crystal Voyager - a surfing biography about legendary design innovator and photographer George Greenough - is one of the most beautiful surfing movies ever made and...

Sporting Chance

1 9 8 1 (Australia) 10 x 50 minute episodes Ray Barrett had the lead in this primetime drama series from the ABC (Australia), playing Robbo -...

Mississippi

John Mower Vocals Graham Goble Guitar, vocals Russ Johnson Guitar, vocals Beeb Birtles Guitar, vocals Colin DeLuca Bass Derek Pellici Drums Harvey James Guitar Andre Santos Bass, vocals Charlie Tumahai Bass, vocals

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Je T’Aime, Je T’Aime (1968)

Returning to the subjects of lapsing time and unreliable memory that had informed all his earlier features, Alain Resnais harnessed that old sci-fi standby,...

No Nonsense

No Nonsense began as a gang of mates hanging out together from Oak Park High School in Melbourne (Australia). At the time, Ska meant dancing and...

Streets of Fire (1984)

Billed as a "rock 'n' roll fable", Walter Hill's enjoyably offbeat movie - although a box office flop - jabs the right buttons to qualify...

Kes (1970)

Poor Billy Casper (played to perfection by David Bradley, pictured above) suffered the slings and arrows of outrageous Yorkshire, but it wasn't all in...

Hope and Glory (1987)

Hope and Glory is director John Boorman's autobiographical look at growing up as a young boy in London during the brutal bombing that the...

Scully

1 9 8 4 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes 1 x 60 minute episode This Alan Bleasdale comedy (adapted by him from his own novels) chronicled the...

Fixx, The

College friends Cy Curnin and Adam Woods formed the group in London in 1979, initially calling themselves Portraits. The pair placed an advert for additional...