A series about Australia's heroes and heroines. Included in the series were singer/dancer Lola Montez, Errol Flynn, Betty Cuthbert, actress Lottie Lyell, Jack Davey, boxer Les Darcy, and Gallipoli hero Private John Simpson.

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1988   1987  

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Rhys McConnochie ...  Jack Davey 2 episodes, 1988
Nicholas Eadie ...  Noel Follett 2 episodes, 1988
Martin Vaughan ...  Mr. Jackson 2 episodes, 1988
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A series of documentaries about Australia's heroes and heroines. Among the best-known people included in the series were infamous singer/dancer Lola Montez, actor Errol Flynn, athlete Betty Cuthbert, actress Lottie Lyell, radio personality Jack Davey, boxer Les Darcy, and Gallipoli hero Private John Simpson. The series also explored the lives of the Durkin family (Soldier Settlers), aviator Clyde Fenton, Sister Mary Mackillop, WWII nurse Vivian Bullwinkle, press baron John Norton, and General Henry Gordon Bennett, who fled Singapore in 1942, just prior to the island being invaded by the Japanese, leaving his army behind.

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Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1988 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Michael Willesee's Australians See more »

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