Essington (1975)


Network: ABC

Premiere: March 1975

Episodes: 1 tvm

Length: 105 minutes

Synopsis: An interpretation of what happened in the isolated settlement of Port Essington on the northern Australian coast in the 1840s. Morale is low in the small Victorian community, which is becoming increasingly concerned by Macarthur's unreasonable demands. (AFC)

Role Actor

Cast list:
Bob Squires
Pretty Polly
Chris Haywood
Sandra McGregor
Ralph Cotterill
Michael Craig
Drew Forsythe
Cornelia Francis
John Hargreaves
Melissa Jaffer
Hugh Keays-Byrne
Jacqueline Kott
Wyn Roberts
Justine Saunders

According to History & Heartburn: The Saga of Australian Film, 1896-1978 by Eric Reade, this telemovie was screened as a four part series.