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
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The Sundowners are here! A roaring chip on their shoulder---A rousing challenge on their lips!
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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
Gee, it's gonna be fun. This is the first time I've ever been away from home.
What, with your mom and dad not fifty yards outside that window, and you call that being away from home?
Certainly. Being out in the world is a state of mind, not of geography. The distance between that tent and this bunker is the longest journey you will ever make in your life.
Referenced in Fade to Black
The Lime-Juice Tub
Quoted in the background score and played by the band at the first race meeting and also sung at Mrs Firth's hotel See more