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form y separately published work icon Bush Christmas single work   film/TV   children's   adventure  
Alternative title: Prince and the Great Race
Adaptation of Bush Christmas Ralph Smart , Mary Cathart Borer , 1947 single work children's fiction
Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 Bush Christmas
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'Based on the Rank Organisation's 1947 Australian classic of the same name, the film, set in the early 1950s outback Queensland, tells the story of a family's struggle to keep their homestead and of two bumbling thieves who steal their race-winning horse, which represents their main chance of survival.'
Source: National Film and Sound Archive


  • Sources vary on whether this film is based on the 1980 reissued version of Ralph Smart and Mary Cathart Borer's Bush Christmas or on the 1947 film.

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Last amended 20 Mar 2012 09:48:15
  • Bush,
  • Queensland,
  • 1950s
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