The Breaker

Place Africa: South Africa
Accession Number F10217
Collection type Film
Measurement 54 min 58 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/Colour/sound
Maker Shields, Frank
Shields, Frank
Place made Australia
Date made 1974
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)

Item copyright: External copyright


A documentary based on the life of Harry Morant a colourful drover and poet who roamed the outback in the 19th century. He served with the British irregular unit the Bushveldt Carbineers in South Africa and was court marshalled and executed under bizarre circumstances.