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The Die-Hard - The Legend of Lasseter's Lost Gold Reef

Australia, 1969 (MIFF 1970, Programme B)

Director: David A Crocker

By means of old newsreels and photographs recording the importance of gold prospecting in Australia's history, a background is created against which the legend of Lasseter's last ride is told. This time, though, the route taken by Lasseter in 1930 to search for his lost reef is followed by a well-equipped modern expedition aided by Lasseter's own diary...

Golden Reel Award; The Department of the Interior Award, Australian Film Awards 1969.

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