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The Birdsville Track
Title : The Birdsville Track The Birdsville Track
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Source : Australia's outback tracks
Place Of Creation : Adelaide, S.Aust.
Publisher : Festive Video
Date of creation : 2000
Format : Videorecording
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Copyright :

This footage is reproduced courtesy of Festive Video.

Use for any purpose requires written permission from Festive Video and the State Library of South Australia.

Description :
The Birdsville Track in outback South Australia can be a hot and desolate journey as well as one of incredible scenery, distinctive characters and historical interest.

This footage produced by Festive Video of Adelaide in 2000 shows us the welcoming watering hole of the Mungerannie Hotel, where outback travellers can quench their thirst and partake of some local knowledge. Also featured are the relics of trucks used by the legendary outback delivery man, Tom Kruse.

Cast & crew: Paul Davies, Wendy Davies, Jason Davies, Rebecca Statton ; narrator: John Leonard ; cameraman/editor, script writer, producer/director, Aldo Carlino.
Related names :

Kruse, Tom

Coverage year : 2000
Region : Flinders Ranges and Far North - Outback
Further reading :
Farwell, George. Land of mirage : the story of men, cattle and camels on the Birdsville track, Adelaide : Rigby, 1971

Historical Research Pty Ltd et al. Heritage of the Birdsville and Strzelecki Tracks, part of the Far North & Far West Region (Region 13), Adelaide : Dept. for Environment and Heritage, 2002

Last mail from Birdsville [videorecording] : the story of Tom Kruse, Adelaide? : Corrugated Air Productions, 2000
Internet links :
Birdsville Track. Flinders Ranges research

Mungerannie Hotel. ABC Rural online



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