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The Man from Snowy River
The Man from Snowy River is a 1982 Australian Western drama film directed by George T. Miller. Based on the 1890 poem of the same name by Banjo Paterson (who appears in the film in a fictional portrayal), the film tells the story of Jim Craig (Tom Burlinson), who tries to prove his worth to live in the Snowy Mountains by working as a stationhand for Harrison (Kirk Douglas), and falls in love with Harrison's daughter, Jessica (Sigrid Thornton), culminating into a legendary chase to retrieve Harrison's prize colt who had ran off with a mob of brumbies. The film also stars Chris Haywood, Jack Thompson, Lorraine Bayly, Terrence Donovan, and David Bradshaw as Banjo Paterson. A sequel was released in 1988 titled Return to Snowy River.
The following weapons were used in the film The Man from Snowy River:
WARNING! THIS PAGE CONTAINS SPOILERS!
Martini-Henry Mk. I
At the beginning of the film, Jim's father, Henry Craig (Terrence Donovan), grabs a Martini-Henry rifle in an attempt to shoot the stallion leading the brumby mob.
Winchester Model 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine
Stationhand Frew (Gus Mercurio) sleeps with, and brandishes a Winchester Model 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine on two occasions. This an anachronistic as the film is set in 1888.
Colt Model 1878
On one occasion, Spur (Kirk Douglas), brandishes a Colt Model 1878 shotgun.