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Three Horsemen
Part of the Series: The AIATSIS Ethnographic Collection
... THREE HORSEMEN is one of several films that the MacDougalls made in and around Aurukun in the far north of Queensland. It is a deeply moving portrait...
The MacDougall Tapes - Renowned Australian Documentary Filmmakers David and Judith MacDougall
...cinema. These films included TAKEOVER (1979), THE HOUSE-OPENING (1980), THREE HORSEMEN (1982), SUNNY AND THE DARK HORSE (1987) and LINK-UP DIARY (1987). The...
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Four Horsemen - A Look at the World Economy
... The modern day Four Horsemen continue to ride roughshod over the people who can least afford it. Crises are converging when governments, religion and...
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Forty Thousand Horsemen
...Parer. Fully restored and presented in a brand new transfer, Forty Thousand Horsemen documents a most remarkable era of Australian wartime history. ...
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Poetry in Motion
Called the "Woodstock of Poetry" by American Film, and "Dazzling" by the Los Angeles Times, Poetry in Motion is an unprecedented anthology of twenty-four leading North American poets who sing, chant, anything but "read" their work. The result is a…
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Legacy of the Mongols
Episode 26 of The Big History of Civilizations
... In the early 13th century, Mongol horsemen swept out of their homeland in the steppes to conquer the known world, and they would go on to create the...
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Now You're Talking 1930-1940 (History of Australian Cinema)
Part of the Series: History of Australian Cinema
...Dave were brought to the screen and Charles Chauvel made Forty Thousand Horsemen. ...
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The Rats of Tobruk
... Following on the great tradition of Forty Thousand Horsemen, Charles Chauvel's 1944 cinematic account of the Battle of Rommel is a tour de force of ...
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A Sleepy Hollow Memorial
Part of the Series: U.S. History Series
...dates back to the 17th century. This National Historic Landmark and its three-acre churchyard were made famous by being feature prominently in Washington...
Nagashino: Taking Swords to a Gunfight—1575
Episode 9 of History's Great Military Blunders and the Lessons They Teach
The Battle of Nagashino was the culmination of a multi-generational conflict with some of the most memorable battles and colorful figures in Japanese history. Although both armies possessed guns, only one commander employed them to maximum effect. Delve into the…
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Lawmen of the Old West: The Earp Brothers
Part of the Series: Lawmen of the Old West
...were they thugs who happened to wear badges? Discover this and more in part three of our journey through The Lawmen of the Old West. ...
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751 Talas & 1192 Tarain—Islam into Asia
Episode 9 of The Decisive Battles of World History
This episode explores military engagements between widely differing cultures. Learn about the 751 battle between the Chinese Tang forces and the Abbasid Caliphate, which altered the religious orientation of central Asia. Then follow the 1192 clash between the Indian Rajputs…
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Kalka River: Genghis Khan’s General—1223
Episode 7 of History's Great Military Blunders and the Lessons They Teach
More than 40,000 Russians were slain at the hands of the Mongols at the Kalka River, including six princes and 70 noblemen. Examine the factors that led to the allied army's defeat, from underestimating the Mongols to repeatedly allowing their…
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The First Punic War: A War at Sea
Episode 8 of The Rise of Rome
...longest continuous war in Greek and Roman history. Here, delve into the third century B.C.E., when Carthage commanded sea travel throughout the Mediterranean...
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1824 Ayacucho—South American Independence
Episode 27 of The Decisive Battles of World History
...numerous independence movements in Central and South America. Learn about three key leaders who were prominent in these struggles; their bold plan to liberate...
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Sons of Haji Omar
... Haji Omar and his three sons belong to the Lakankhel, a Pashtoon tribal group in northeastern Afghanistan. The film focuses on his family: Haji Omar...
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Vicksburg to Gettysburg: 1862-1863
Episode 8 of American Military History
...George Meade's tactics that halted Lee's daring invasion of the North in a three-day battle in and around Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. ...
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Carrhae: The Parthian Shot—53 B.C.
Episode 3 of History's Great Military Blunders and the Lessons They Teach
The Roman military suffered one of its most humiliating defeats at the hands of the smaller Parthian force at the Battle of Carrhae. Discover how this shocking defeat involved glaring intelligence failures, overconfidence, and poor decisions, as well as crafty…
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Napoleon in Egypt
Episode 4 of Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs
Explore how hieroglyphs, and the ability to read them, was rediscovered during Napoleon's invasion of Egypt. Along the way, you'll consider the birth of Egyptology and the role of ushabtis, statues of servants buried with prominent Egyptians so they could…
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How Black Death Reshaped Town and Field
Episode 4 of An Economic History of the World since 1400
Outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics can have profound effects not just on human populations, but also on the economy. Discover how the Black Death shut down trade routes, lowered economic productivity, disrupted supply and demand, depressed land value, and ultimately made…
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