The River Kings - Wikiwand
For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for The River Kings.

The River Kings

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The River Kings
Genremini-series
Written byRob George
Directed byDonald Crombie
StarringTamblyn Lord
David Bradshaw
Bill Kerr
Country of originAustralia
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes4
Production
ProducerRob George
Running time4 x 1 hour
Release
Original networkABC
Original release10 November 1991 (1991-11-10)

The River Kings is a 1991 Australian mini series based on the novels The River Kings (1966) and Conquest of the River (1970) by Max Fatchen. It had a budget of $3.5 million.[1]

Plot

During the 1921 Mallee drought, sixteen-year-old Shawn Hoffner leaves behind farm life to find work to support his family. He finds work on a Murray River steamboat.

References

  1. ^ Ed. Scott Murray, Australia on the Small Screen 1970-1995, Oxford University Press, 1996 p228
{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
The River Kings
Listen to this article