Robbery under arms

Australia, 1920

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Based on the Rolf Boldrewood novel, this film follows the two Marsden brothers and their adventures with the gentlemanly bushranger, Captain Starlight; their romance with local girls, their life on the goldfields and their eventual capture by the police after Starlight is shot. The brothers serve a long prison term, and emerge to start a new life with their patiently waiting sweethearts. Cast includes Kenneth Brampton, Roy Redgrave, S.A. Fitzgerald, William Pearson, Stuart McCrae, Witton Power, Jackie Anderson, H.D. Wise, Tian Hogue, Nan Taylor, Phyllis Ruthcen, Hilda Dorrington, Vera Archer, Austral Nichol, Betty Crock. Reconstructed version by the National Film Archive (ScreenSound).

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Credits

director

Kenneth Brampton

production company

Pacific Photo Plays

Duration

01:12:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1920

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

300903

Language

English

Sound/audio

Silent

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

Wikidata

Q7340828

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