Steve

Australia, 1986

Film
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Episode number 4 of Series “The Top end”.
Steve is a Hungarian chef who gave up being a chef to become a cook in a mining camp in the Northern Territory, and liked the life so much that he became a prospector for gold. Now retired, he lives with his wife Essie on the Pine Creek goldfield, two hours south of Darwin. The program explores the history of the goldfield and the town of Spring Hill which, with the advent of new technology, is now undergoing a revival.

Credits

production company

New England Film Productions

Australia. Special Broadcasting Service

co-producer

Barbara Mariotti

Moira Ferguson

director
Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1986

Appears in

The Top end

Group of items

The Top end

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302735

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Gold mines and mining

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Northern Territory

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → History

Places → Northern Territory

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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