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Eureka Stockade (1949)

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Released in the U.S. as Massacre Hill, the Australian Eureka Stockade was one of that country's biggest and most expensive postwar productions (it was nearly two years in the making!) Set during the 19th-century Australian gold rush, the film top-bills Chips Rafferty as boisterous prospector Peter Lallor. The gold bonanza is threatened by the arrival of claim-jumpers, usurpers and government bean-counters. At first, the prospectors intend to use random mob violence to ward off the invaders, but Lallor organizes the group into a strong, united front, as willing to mediate as to bust heads. Future star Peter Finch is eighth-billed as "Humffray." Eureka Stockade was remade years later as a TV miniseries.

Cast

Chips Rafferty
as Peter Lalor
Jane Barrett
as Alicia Dunne
Jack Lambert
as Commissioner Rede
Gordon Jackson
as Torn Kennedy
Peter Illing
as Raffaello
Ralph Truman
as Gov. Hotham
John Fernside
as Sly Grog Seller
Grant Taylor
as Sergeant Major Milne
Grant Tyler
as Sgt. Maj. Milne
Peter Finch
as Humffray
Al Thomas
as Scobie
Ron Whelan
as Bentley
Dorothy Alison
as Mrs. Bentley
Reg Wykeham
as Dr. Moore
Betty Ross
as Mary O'Rourke
John Wiltshire
as Father Smythe
Nigel Lovell
as Capt. Wise
Charles Tasman
as Gov. Latrobe
Frederick Vern
as (uncredited)
John Cazabon
as Seekamp (uncredited)
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