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1 minute ago, sassnetguy50 said:

The Snowy River tv spinoff from the mid 90s was on today.  Made me wonder what other Australian movies are out there?  Please add to the list:

 

The Man from Snowy River

Crocodile Dundee

 

 

McLeods Daughters is a cool series from Oz

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Ohhhhhhh so many!!!

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There's the movie with Mick Jagger, Ned Kelly about an Australian outlaw, not a bad movie. 1970 True story.

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4 hours ago, watab kid said:

who knew ? ive got enough watchin to last me till march , thanks , 

 

 

  shoulda asked when the covid lockdowns first started .......   :rolleyes:

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There's been a few movies about Ned Kelly, this one I never saw. 2003

 

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Not a western, but we loved Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries!

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That reminds me of what the old time American cowboys called the English style saddles. They called it a: "kidney pad", or a "postage stamp". 

I guess it seemed like that, to them, since they rode either a "mother hubbard" saddle, a "Hope" saddle, or a "Sam Stagg" rigged, slick-fork saddle. Of course, since the U.S. Cavalry rode a similar looking saddle, they made fun of them as well. 

But...since the cavalry troopers were not usually called upon to rope a cow, they really had no need of a saddle horn.

If you have not checked out the old time saddle styles, that the real cowboys rode, check out the website: "Sawtooth Saddle Company". I am not affiliated with them, so I don't have a dog in that fight, although I do own one of their Cheyenne saddles.

 

W.K.   

 

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3 hours ago, Abilene Slim SASS 81783 said:

Meat Pie? Can't wrap my head around that. Makes me think of mince meat pie. Can you give a little background? 

The Meat Pie is jokingly known as  Australia's National dish.

 

 

51 minutes ago, Red Gauntlet , SASS 60619 said:

 

A play on Spaghetti Westerns, I think.

yep.

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