In the Australian Outback, the Carmody family--Paddy, Ida and their teenage son Sean--are sheep drovers, always on the move. Ida and Sean want to settle down and buy a farm. Paddy wants to keep moving. A sheep-shearing contest, the birth of a child, drinking, gambling and a race horse will all have a part in the final decision. Written by
Jeanne Armintrout <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Across Six Thousand Miles of Excitement...Across a Whole World of Adventure Comes the Rousing, Story of Real People Called "The Sundowners"!
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, who plays Turk, was also thought suitable for a minor role of a drunk. See more
After Ida and Sean cross the bridge to escape the fire, they look into the flames for Paddy. Through the smoke, you can see a man tending the fire. See more
[on hearing Venneker had been a ship's captain
Why'd you leave?
My stomach. I was a notoriously bad sailor.
Dad says you must have been a better sailor than you are a horseman.
What the devil is he talking about? I was cashiered from the 17th Lancers before he knew one end of a horse from the other! NOT that he does now! Hah!
What does cashiered mean?
Uh - kind of promotion from the army into civilian life.
Quoted in the background score and sung by Peter Ustinov
, Robert Mitchum
, Deborah Kerr' and Glynis Johns See more