"Newsfront" is the story of the previously unsung newsreel cameramen, who raced to beat deadlines and dangers to capture on film, for a voracious audience of cinemagoers, the historic moments that were shaping a young nation. These were the men who lived and worked in post-World War II Australia; a turbulent time with the fear of 'reds under the beds', the tragic Maitland floods and national pride on show at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. But their days were numbered, as a new technology called television threatened to bring the world into the living room instantaneously. Staring Bill Hunter, Wendy Hughes and Gerard Kennedy.

Year: 1978
Genre: Drama, Australian Film, Filmmaking
Country: Australia
Director: Phillip Noyce
Starring: Bill Hunter, Bryan Brown, Chris Haywood, Don Crosby, George Kennedy, Wendy Hughes, Angela Punch McGregor, John Ewart, Gerard Kennedy
Duration: 110 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains coarse language.
Location in store: Australian Film



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