The Road To The West

The Road To The West

Downloadable Video - 2015
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By 1813 the colony of New South Wales had experienced consecutive droughts and weak harvests. The population continued to grow and the colonists desperately needed to expand into more fertile farming land. Through re-enactments and historical stills this is the story of the first European crossing of the rugged Blue Mountains by three explorers, William Charles Wentworth, Gregory Blaxland and Lieutenant William Lawson, each of whom had his own reason for being part of the expedition. Produced by Artransa Park Studios for the Australian Commonwealth Film Unit. Copyright - 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Producer: Eric Thompson Director: Alexander Ezard Writer: Coral Lansbury, Colin Free DOP/Cinematographer: Boris Janjic Narrator/Presenter: Ron Haddrick
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] :, Kanopy Streaming,, 2015
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file)
Additional Contributors: Ezard, Alexander
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