People talk about their efforts to contribute to the war efforts.

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Credited cast:
Bert Bailey ...
The Farmer (Old Man Stewart)
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R.A.A.F. Pilot
John Nugent Hayward ...
The Factory Manager (as John Nugent-Hayward)
Alec Kellaway ...
The Mechanic
Walter Pym ...
The Sailor
Chips Rafferty ...
R.A.A.F. Mechanic
George Randall ...
The Merchant Seaman
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U.S. Soldier (as Ron Randall)
Ralph Smart ...
R.A.F. Pilot
Muriel Steinbeck ...
The Munitions Worker (Gwennie)
Grant Taylor ...
A.I.F. Soldier
Joe Valli ...
R.A.F. Mechanic
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The film is made up of a series of different people talking about how they have contributed to the war efforts. These include a motor mechanic who is now makes aircraft and is a member of the Volunteer Defence Force; an engineer from a cosmetic factory, who now manages a factory which contributes through taxes to the war effort; a farmer who see the importance of growing food for the war effort and the contribution of women are making as members of the land army; a former milkman who now builds roads and aerodromes and his daughter Gwennie who works in a munitions factory; Gwennie's boyfriend Bill who is serving in the merchant navy; a RAAF and a RAF pilots in New Guinea before their mission; a RAAF and RAF mechanics worry about the safety of the pilots; also talk to an American mechanic "Brooklyn" remembering the bombing of Darwin; an Australian and American soldiers are cut off in the steamy jungles of New Guinea - with the Australian remembering the tours of service in Tobruk, ... Written by Paul Gerard Kennedy

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1943 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

S-W Pacific  »

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1.37 : 1
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One of two World War II Australian propaganda shorts starring Australian actor Chips Rafferty. See more »

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