Browsing the archives for the Australia tag

The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906)

In Melbourne, Australia it is just ticked past 9:00am on the 11th of November. 134 years ago, on this day, Ned Kelly was hung at Old Melbourne Gaol. And here is, what many people consider the world’s first feature film – and remember this was only made 26 years after Kelly’s death, so many of [...]

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Such is Life: Led to the gallows

An image from the State Library of Victoria shows Ned Kelly making the walk to the gallows at Old Melbourne Gaol.

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A (Very) Brief History of Bushranger Ned Kelly – Brickfilm

The Ned Kelly story – in Lego! It runs just over 9 minutes. Uploaded by hali9

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Ned Kelly (2003) – The Last Stand

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Ned Kelly (1970) – The Last Stand

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Australia Still Divided

A short piece from 2008. It’s 128 years since he was hanged at Melbourne Gaol, but the decendent of an Irishman extradited to Australia for stealing pigs in Tipperary is still causing controversy today. Ned Kelly is one of the most infamous characters in global folklore and he is being remembered today. Uploaded by Ireland.com

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Ned Kelly – hero or villain?

This short piece (6 minutes 13 sec)is a segment from the breakfast television show, Sunrise. Uploaded by SunriseOn7

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Ned Kelly Uncovered

This documentary from 2009 features Baldrick (sorry, I mean Tony Robinson) digging up Ned Kelly’s past. Ned Kelly Uncovered follows the first ever excavation of the Glenrowan Inn site where the iconic Australian bushranger and his gang holed up for a showdown with police. Nearly 130 years later, can a team of archaeologists and historians [...]

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Stand and Deliver: The Ned Kelly Story

This short piece goes 18 minutes. Episode from the 1999 TV series Our Country, presented by Tracy Grimshaw. Tells the story of Ned Kelly with input from descendants of the Kellys & constable McIntyre (who escaped with his life in a shoot out at Stringybark creek) give their thoughts & reflect on the days when [...]

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The Story of Ned Kelly

This documentary goes about 28 minutes, and features noted Kelly historian, Ian Jones, and is narrated by Charles ‘Bud’ Tingwell. The Story of Ned Kelly is a documentary we originally made for a Kelly exhibition in South Bank Melbourne. A strong point is the narration by Charles ( Bud ) Tingwell and appearance by leading [...]

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