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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
Inspired by a true tale, this film follows horseman Dan McAlpine (Chips Rafferty) as he guides a massive herd of cattle across the punishing terrain of northern Australia. At the outset of World War II, Dan is advised to kill the animals, lest they be used to feed Japanese troops. Instead, he and a diverse group of hired hands and volunteers take the cattle over mountains and across rivers, in an attempt to reach what they hope is safety on the furthest reaches of the country's east coast.

Cast: Chips Rafferty , John Nugent Hayward , Daphne Campbell , Jean Blue , Helen Grieve , John Fernside , Peter Pagan , Frank Ransome

Director: Harry Watt

Genres: Adventure

Distributor: Universal Pictures

The Overlanders (1946)

Release Date: December 26th, 1946|1 hr. 31 min.

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