The Leyland Brothers: Wheels Across a Wilderness / A Journey Re-Visited

The Leyland Brothers: Wheels Across a Wilderness / A Journey Re-Visited

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Catalogue no: DAVID1097

Media: DVD

Classification: E

Category: Non-Fiction

Genre: Documentary

Barcode: 3000000062920

No of Discs: 2

Language: English

Year: 1967

Release Date: 05-07-2017

Availability: In stock

$29.95
The Leyland Brothers and their journeys across this country have become a part of Australian television history. For years, millions of Aust
The Leyland Brothers and their journeys across this country have become a part of Australian television history. For years, millions of Australians saw parts of this country they'd never seen before, simply because someone, somewhere, had "asked the Leylands". Here, for the first time on DVD, is the Leyland Brothers historic West-East crossing of Australia in 1966 from Steep Point in WA to Cape Byron in NSW along with the recent retracing of the epic journey by Mal Leyland and his entourage. In A Journey Revisited, Mike discusses the contrast between the first and second expeditions, and how new communications and GPS devices have changed the notion of adventure travel. We also hear what inspired them to undertake such a journey, their reactions to seeing the people and places that so inspired them on their first journey, and find out how the Leyland's adventures helped spawn the 4 x 4 revolution in Australia.

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Actors Mike Leyland, Malcolm Leyland
Director Steve Sheers
Producer Steve Sheers
Aspect Ratio 1.78:1 16:9 Widescreen
Video Encoding PAL
Audio Dolby Digital 5.1 & 2.0
Region All
Runtime 179

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