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The Overlanders (1946)

As the Japanese threaten northern Australia in 1942, a drover takes a mob of prime beef cattle across 2,600 kms of hazardous country to Queensland.

Length: 91 minutes

Original aspect ratio: 1.37:1 (Academy)

Featured in the Outback on Screen and Australian Comedy Part 3: 1950s–1980s collections

Original classification rating: G

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 7597