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The Rugged O'Riordans (1949)

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107 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

The story of five brothers who homestead, with other settlers, on the virgin plateaus of the Australian bush country. In addition to being beset with the obstacles and difficulties with the land and nature, another complication arises when...See moreThe story of five brothers who homestead, with other settlers, on the virgin plateaus of the Australian bush country. In addition to being beset with the obstacles and difficulties with the land and nature, another complication arises when two of the brothers fall in love with the same woman. Written by Les Adams See less
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Bernard O'Reilly (novels) | Charles Chauvel (screenplay) | Elsa Chauvel (screenplay) | Maxwell Dunn (screenplay)
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Updated Dec 16, 1949

Release date
Jan 5, 1950 (United States)

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Michael Pate
Shane O'Riordan Shane O'Riordan   See fewer
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Ken Wayne
Barney O'Riordan Barney O'Riordan   See fewer
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Tommy Burns
Luke O'Riordan Luke O'Riordan   See fewer
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John Unicomb
Terry O'Riordan Terry O'Riordan   See fewer
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John Ewart
Mickey O'Riordan Mickey O'Riordan   See fewer
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Wendy Gibb
Cathy McAllister Cathy McAllister   See fewer
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John O'Malley
Matthew O'Riordan Matthew O'Riordan   See fewer
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Thelma Scott
Jane O'Riordan Jane O'Riordan   See fewer
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Dorothy Alison
Rose O'Riordan (as Dorothy Allison) Rose O'Riordan (as Dorothy Allison)   See fewer
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Diane Proctor
Mary O'Riordan Mary O'Riordan   See fewer
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Tom Collins
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Max Lemon
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Rodney Fielder
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Doug Smith
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Jimmy White
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Marion Dickson
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Baby Lawson
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John Fegan
Jack Warrington (as Jack Fegan) Jack Warrington (as Jack Fegan)   See fewer
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Robert Nelson
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Barbara Armstrong
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Laurel Young
Bessie Benson Bessie Benson   See fewer
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Nonnie Peifer
Molly Benson (as Nonnie Peiffer) Molly Benson (as Nonnie Peiffer)   See fewer
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Betty Orme
Selina Benson Selina Benson   See fewer
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John Fleeting
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Carrie Moore
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Alan Poolman
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Wilfrid Thomas
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7.1 / 10 | 46 votes