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Night Freighter

Australia, 1960 (MIFF 1962)

Director: R. Petersen

Routine flight of a cargo plane overnight. Equal Second Prize, Documentary Section, “for its faithful recording of a normal airline operation, marked by high standard of photography and effectiveness of natural sound”.

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