The Legend of Jimmy Governor

Australia, 1978

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Episode of ABC TV series ‘A Big Country’ exploring the real life story of Jimmy Governor, as compared to his fictional counterpart, Jimmie Blacksmith, in the novel and film, ‘The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith’. Includes interviews with author, Thomas Keneally, and film director, Fred Schepisi, on location during the making of the film.
Broadcast on ABC TV in April 1978. Reporter: Kenyon Castle. Narrator: Bob Plasto.

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