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The Dunera boys

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Title The Dunera boys [videorecording].
Publisher/Date [Australia] : Umbrella Entertainment, [2019]
Pagination etc. 1 videodisc (DVD) (circa150 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Series Classic Australian stories
Contents note Originally produced for televsion in 1985.
Creation Note Produced by Bob Weis ; written and directed by Ben Lewin.
Performer note Joseph Spano, Bob Hoskins, Joseph Furst, Mary-Anne Fahey, Simon Chilvers, Steven Vidler, Moshe Kedem, John Meillon, Warren Mitchell.
Summary Note The story of a group of Jewish men who, after the outbreak of World War II, were sent to Australia from England on board the S.S. Dunera. In what amounted to a tragi-comedy of errors they were interned in a camp at Hay, N.S.W., a location which 'the Boys' transformed into a parody of Viennese cafe society. They gradually broke down barriers and some later became people of great distinction in post-war Australia.
Target audience note Censorship classification : G.
Language note In English. No subtitles.
Subject Dunera (Ship) -- Drama
Made-for-TV movies
Feature films -- Australia
Television mini-series -- Australia
Jewish refugees -- Australia -- Drama
Political refugees -- Australia -- Drama
Concentration camps -- Australia -- Drama
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Drama
Political prisoners -- Australia -- Drama
Added Author Lewin, Ben film director, screenwriter.
Weis, Bob film producer.
Hoskins, Bob actor.
Fahey, Mary-Anne actor.
Spano, Joseph actor.
Chilvers, Simon actor.
Vidler, Steven, 1960- actor.
Kedem, Moshe actor.
Meillon, John actor.
Mitchell, Warren actor.
Corporate Author Ronin Films film presenter.
Shelf Location DVD F DUNE
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