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The Hungry Miles

Australia, 1955 (MIFF 1955, The Local Scene)

Director: Jerome Levy, Keith Gow

This is the second production of this newlyformed film unit. Their previous film, Pensions for Veterans, was screened last year at the Festival. The present film is a dramatic presentation of the union's views on working conditions past and present for workers on of the Australian waterfront.

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