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 ...
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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
As the cavalry charge scene would necessitate falling horses, Charles Chauvel was afraid that the horses used in the film would be injured from the traditional stunt means of using trip wires. He contacted the RSPCA about filming the scene in the most humane manner possible. RSPCA co-operation with the stunt crew saw to it that no horse was injured in the falling horses' stunt-work. See more »
Come to think of it, what's it all about? What are we fighting for?
I suppose it's about the right to stand up on a soap box in the Domain, tell the boss what to do with his job if you don't like it. And the right to start off as a roustabout and finish as prime minister, that's what we're fighting for...
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This movie shows the Aussie idea of "mateship" from a 1941 perspective. It is a part of our culture and as an Australian I'm proud to see it portrayed in this movie. Even though it does extend the stereotypical Aussie, you have to understand we may have change and grown a lot we still are a country who value friends and our relationships.
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