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Constructing Australia.

Author: Wendy HughesSimon NashtFranco Di ChieraDarcy YuilleABC-TV (Australia)All authors
Publisher: [Australia] : Australian Broadcasting Corporation : Roadshow Entertainment [distributor], ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Bridge is the definitive story of the building of Sydney Harbour Bridge and the vision of those who made it happen, despite their personal conflicts and political intrigues. Pipe Dreams is the epic historical story of the 19th century construction of the longest water pipeline in the world - the Perth to Coolgardie Water Scheme. A Wire Through the Heart brings to life the epic story of constructing Australia's  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Hughes; Simon Nasht; Franco Di Chiera; Darcy Yuille; ABC-TV (Australia); Film Australia.; Real Pictures.; Prospero Productions.; Piper Films.
OCLC Number: 271410130
Language Note: In English. Subtitles in English.
Notes: "R-107244-9."
Cover subtitle: triumphs and tragedies in building a nation.
'The Bridge' is a Film Australia Production in association with Real Pictures. 'Pipe dreams' is a Film Australia Production in association with Prospero Productions. 'A wire through the heart' is a Film Australia Production in association with Piper Films.
Credits: Directors: Simon Nasht (The Bridge) ; Franco di Chiera (Pipe dreams) ; Darcy Yuille (A wire through the heart).
Performer(s): Narrated by Wendy Hughes.
Target Audience: Censorship classification: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (165 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Region 4 ; PAL.
Contents: The bridge (54 min.) --
Pipe dreams (56 min.) --
A wire through the heart (54 min.).
Other Titles: Bridge.
Pipe dreams.
Wire through the heart.

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The Bridge is the definitive story of the building of Sydney Harbour Bridge and the vision of those who made it happen, despite their personal conflicts and political intrigues. Pipe Dreams is the epic historical story of the 19th century construction of the longest water pipeline in the world - the Perth to Coolgardie Water Scheme. A Wire Through the Heart brings to life the epic story of constructing Australia's overland telegraph. The two central characters are dramatically recreated, explorer John McDougall Stuart and scientist Charles Todd, and the film documents their extraordinary tales of adventure and engineering struggle -- ABV-TV website.

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