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Outback Festivals of Australia

Australia, 1976 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Ron Saunders

A humorous account of three most unusual Australian outback festivals The Henly-on-Todd Regatta the Camel Cup in Alice Springs, and the Beer Can Regatta in Darwin.

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