The Winds of Jarrah

Australia, 1984

Film
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Based on a Harlequin/Mills and Boon novel “The house in the timberwoods” by Joyce Dingwell. Set in Australia in 1946, it is the story of an English governess employed by the wealthy boss of a timber empire. He and his three children harbour a deep mistrust of women and she is befriended by one of the many returned servicemen in the timberlands. Stars Terence Donovan and Susan Lyons, supported by Harold Hopkins, Steve Bisley and Martin Vaughan.

Credits

co-producers/directors

Marj Pearson

Mark Egerton

production company

Film Corporation of Western Australia

Language

English

Duration

01:27:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36817

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Romance

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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