Australian Screen

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Titles tagged with ‘racing’

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Beyond Tomorrow – Episode 39 television program – 2006

Cutting edge technological advances from around the world, from the bus that drives itself to the most advanced robot in the world.

Black and Dusty documentary – 2005

This is a film for those addicted to speed and dust. Filmmaker Warwick Thornton is one of the Indigenous participants in the 2005 Finke Desert Race from Alice Springs.

General Motors Holden – Monaro, Three New Models advertisement – 1968

With this ad Holden shifted away from promoting reliability, functionality and economy to marketing the car as an object of desire.

Gone to the Dogs feature film – 1939

The second comedy that George Wallace made with Cinesound features a musical interlude with dogs, children, dancing girls and backing singers on bicycles!

Metal Skin feature film – 1994

Social misfit Joe is befriended by the cool and confident Dazey. Their shared passion for drag racing leads to conflict and tragedy.

Sylvania Waters – Episode 5 documentary – 1992

One of the first ‘fly on the wall’ reality TV shows, this co-production between the ABC and BBC was a hit here and in the UK.