The Boys who came home: recollections of Gallipoli

Australia, 1990

Film
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This documentary features interviews with veterans of the Gallipoli campaign. Through recollections, photographs and archival film, the history of Australia’s involvement in World war I is explored. The video includes interviews with Turkish veterans of the battle who offer their own stories of tragic loss. The documentary concludes by following a group of Australian veterans who return to the Turkish coast to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign. The video includes footage of the official Dawn Service at Gallipoli on the 75th Anniversary of the dawn landing attended by Prime Minister Hawke.

Credits

co-director

Paul Montgomery

Harvey Broadbent

producer

Harvey Broadbent

production company

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Duration

02:00:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1990

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38161

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1914-1918 - Campaigns - Turkey - Gallipoli Peninsula

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → History

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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