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A Thousand Skies (1985–1985)

TV Mini-series | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

Charles Kingsford Smith, an adventurer, a crusader, a fighter, a lover. Against impossible odds, he went out to explore the sky, and soared higher than most.
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Tasmin Beattie (novel) | David Stevens (adaptation)
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Updated Oct 9, 1985

Release date (First episode)
Oct 9, 1985 (Australia)

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John Walton
Charles Kingsford Smith Charles Kingsford Smith   See fewer
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Andrew Clarke
Charlie Ulm Charlie Ulm   See fewer
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Joss McWilliam
Keith Anderson Keith Anderson   See fewer
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Jane Menelaus
Thelma McKenna Thelma McKenna   See fewer
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Celine O'Leary
Mary Powell-Kingsford Smith Mary Powell-Kingsford Smith   See fewer
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Bon Hilliard Bon Hilliard   See fewer
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Kate Kingsford Smith Kate Kingsford Smith   See fewer
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Richard Hutson
William Kingsford Smith William Kingsford Smith   See fewer
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