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Adelaide - Darwin on Steel

Australia, 1972 (MIFF 1973)

Director: F. B. Richardson

Long-haul trucking in the most exacting conditions. Depicting the strength of new, steel-belted, radial touch tyres, and their application to Australian conditions.

Golden Reel Award, Australian Film Awards.

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