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Titles tagged with ‘rescue’

5 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

Fighting the Flames historical – 1909

Footage of the Adelaide Metropolitan Fire Brigade in 1909 featuring rescue and resuscitation demonstrations by firefighters.

For the Term of His Natural Life feature film – 1927

The use of locations, particularly Port Arthur, is probably the film’s strongest asset, lending both veracity and visual impact. The other real strength of the film is its confident use of special effects.

Mystery Island feature film – 1937

Two of the principal actors disappeared at sea after filming finished and what became of them is still unknown.

The Last True Action Hero documentary – 1995

This frank and delightful documentary follows young trainee firefighters as they experience the dangers and challenges of their chosen profession.

Bondi Rescue – Series 1, Episode 4 television program – 2006

Bondi Rescue won the 2008 TV Logie Award for Most Popular Factual Program. The lifeguards find lost children, save people from drowning and deal with drug overdoses.