A Town like Alice

Australia, 1980

TV show
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Based on Nevil Shute’s best selling novel, “A Town Like Alice” is set against the brutal chaos of World War 11 and centres on two prisoners of war an Englishwoman, Jean Paget and an Australian soldier Joe Harmon, whose romance begins during the takeover of Malaya in World War 11 and takes them to the vast Australian outback.

Credits

producer

Henry Crawford

production company

Crawford Productions

Duration

05:03:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300307

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

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

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

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Television

Television → Mini-series

War films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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