Walter Lindrum Billiards Phenomenon

Australia, 1986

Film
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The Great Depression seemed to be the catalyst for the most remarkable chapter in Australian sporting history. During the very depths of the Depression an elite group of our greatest champions reach the pinnacle of their success. Phar Lap and Sir Donald Bradman are the two best known heroes from this period. Sir Henry Opperman was a third member. The fourth, and least known of the fabulous four was Billiards King, Walter Lindrum. The program tells of his humble beginnings and how he overcame hardship and tragedy to completely dominate his chosen sport.

Credits

producer

David Zweck

Duration

00:59:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300399

Language

English

Subject categories

Biographical

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Billiards

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Lindrum, Walter

People → Lindrum, Walter

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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