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The Rainmakers

Australia, 1962 (MIFF 1963, Australian Award Winners)

Director: M. Graham

The story of rainmaking experiments in Australia conducted by the C.S.I.R.O. Australian Film Awards, Documentary Section, Special Award "for scientific photography".

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