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Roland Robinson Roland Robinson i(A13659 works by) (a.k.a. Roland Edward Robinson; Roland E. Robinson)
Born: Established: 12 Jun 1912 Clare (County),
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Ireland,
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Western Europe, Europe,
; Died: Ceased: 8 Feb 1992 Newcastle, Newcastle - Hunter Valley area, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1921
Heritage: Irish
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Details of Works Taught

Text Unit Name Institution Year
form y separately published work icon The Back of Beyond John Heyer , Janet Heyer , Roland Robinson , ( dir. John Heyer ) Shell Film Unit [Australia] , 1954 Z923420 1954 single work film/TV biography (taught in 2 units)

Regarded as one of Australia's most successful and affectionately remembered documentaries, The Back of Beyond follows mailman Tom Kruse as he makes his fortnightly deliveries along the Birdsville Track. The theme explored is very much that of the ability of Australians to adapt to the harshness of the central Australian outback.

Instead of the typical documentary film's 'single voice of authority,' Back of Beyond's narration is provided by several storytellers representative of the voices of the outback. These people include Kruse, the women on the two-way radio, Malcolm (an Aboriginal man), and the Birdsville policeman.

Australian Cinema & Television University of New South Wales 2014 (Semester 2)
form y separately published work icon The Back of Beyond John Heyer , Janet Heyer , Roland Robinson , ( dir. John Heyer ) Shell Film Unit [Australia] , 1954 Z923420 1954 single work film/TV biography (taught in 2 units)

Regarded as one of Australia's most successful and affectionately remembered documentaries, The Back of Beyond follows mailman Tom Kruse as he makes his fortnightly deliveries along the Birdsville Track. The theme explored is very much that of the ability of Australians to adapt to the harshness of the central Australian outback.

Instead of the typical documentary film's 'single voice of authority,' Back of Beyond's narration is provided by several storytellers representative of the voices of the outback. These people include Kruse, the women on the two-way radio, Malcolm (an Aboriginal man), and the Birdsville policeman.

Upfront: History of Film in Australia University of the Sunshine Coast 2015 (Semester 1)
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