Death railway (Captioned)

Australia, 1979

Film
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Death Railway, portrays the heroism and solidarity of the Australian troops during World War 11. Using scenes of the railway today, authentic archival footage from Australian and Japanese sources, the drawings of Sir Edward Dunlop, and present day interviews, the film covers the route the railway took up the Kwai Noi Valley, between Rangoon and Bangkok. 116,000 Australians, British and Dutch lost their lives building the railway.

Credits

producer/director

David Bilcock

Duration

00:48:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323960

Language

English

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Prisoners of war

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945

Closed captioning

Sound/audio

Captioned

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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