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Three young Australians join the army at the beginning of World War I and are assigned to the Australian Light Horse cavalry, which is serving in Palestine. The three eventually take part in the attack during the Battle of Beersheba, which was the last cavalry charge in modern warfare. Written by
Charles Chauvel secured the co-operation of the mounted troops of the First Light Horse (Machine Gun) Regiment to reproduce the famous cavalry charge by the Australian Light Horse troops in the Sinai desert. See more »
I definately liked this film mainly because it tells an important battle won by our brave Australian soldiers. Although the charge was made by the Light Horse which was mounted infantry it was the last REAL cavalry charge. The characters were very likeable Jim Bourke (Chips Rafferty) Red Gallagher (Grant Taylor) Larry Bourke (Pat Twohill) are all mates that are in the light horse, they are all Aussie bush men who joined up like so many others because it was the right thing to do. Its nice to see Chips Rafferty as the easy going Aussie bush man that made him famous. This movie was the predecessor to "The Rats Of Tobruk". In many ways they are both quite similar, they both talk about battles that are well known to Australians because they were both won by Australians, and they even use two of the same actors, Chips Rafferty and Grant Taylor. This movie and Rats Of Tobruk make great companions after spending ages looking for them i found copies of both them in the same shop. Both movies are very hard to find and if your a nationalist (like me) it will make you appreciate films like this a lot more so if you see a copy of this movie buy it.
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