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Adaptation of The Silver Brumby Elyne Mitchell 1958 single work novel
Issue Details: First known date: 1994... 1994 The Silver Brumby
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Set in the Australian high country and based on the characters created by Elyne Mitchell in her Silver Brumby books, this series follows the adventures of the silver colt Thowra, son of the mighty Yarraman. Thowra is destined to become king of all the wild horses. Intelligent and courageous, Thowra, his friends Storm and Boon Boon, his half brother Arrow, and the bush animals, including Benni the wise kangaroo, have to outwit the Mountain Men who want to capture the wild horses and take away their freedom.

(Source: Australian Screen)


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First known date: 1994
Last amended 21 Sep 2012 11:17:31
  • Bush,
  • Snowy Mountains, Cooma - Snowy - Bombala area, Southeastern NSW, New South Wales,
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