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Title No: 53466
Title: THE FLYING DOCTOR : [OUT-TAKES]
Production Date: 1 January 1936
Produced as: Feature Film
Media: Film
Summary:  A melodrama. Focuses on the character,"Sandy, a cocky adventurer in the outback. On his wedding night Sandy is smitten by wanderlust and deserts his young bride, Jenny. He finds work in Sydney as a painter on the new Harbour Bridge and eventually be- friends a doctor, John Vaughan, who is unhappily in love with a married woman. Vaughan later decides to leave the turmoil of his life in Sydney, and accepts a post as flying doctor in the outback. After serving a prison sentence for his part in a brawl at a cricket match, Sandy also heads for the outback and manages to strike a rich gold vein. He enjoys a new life of wealth but one day is shot in a bar- room fight and loses his sight. His life is further disrupt- ed when he learns that Vaughan has married and that his bride is none other than Jenny. Sandy realizes that she is truly in love with the doctor and decides to take his own life rather than cause her further unhappiness. He leaves his fortune to the Aerial Medical Service." (See Pike and Cooper p.227)
Country of Origin: Australia


Credits
Cast: Charles Farrell
Mary Maguire
Cinematographer/Director of photography: Derick Williams
Director: Miles Mander
Producer: Miles Mander
Production company: Pagewood Studios

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Holdings
1 Nitrate Material  Film  35mm
2 Nitrate Material  Film  35mm