The Sick Stockrider

Australia, 1913

Film
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An early Australian silent film , by the makers of “The Reprieve”’ which appeared in the same year. A version of Adam Lindsay Gordon’s poem, which appeared stanza by stanza before the illustrative sequences. The dying stockrider recalls his past life : mustering, ploughing, horsebreaking and pursuing bushrangers; and remembers his old friends and what became of them.

Credits

production company

Lincoln-Cass Films

Language

English

Duration

00:13:00:00

Colour

Black and White

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28517

Subject categories

Adaptations

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Ranchers

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Stockmen

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Silent films

Sound/audio

Silent

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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