Docu-drama: Nial Fulton goes as far as he can, guns blazing while horses scream in the night

Step beyond the familiar stories in our history, and production becomes even more of a crusade than the usual disciplines of telefeatures. Somhow, Nial Fulton became addicted to true stories, and his
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Step beyond the familiar stories in our history, and production becomes even more of a crusade than the usual disciplines of telefeatures. Somehow, Nial Fulton became addicted to true stories, and his joy comes through our discussion of The Outlaw Michael Howe.

“Carlisle received a ball in the groin and three slugs in the breast, of which wounds he died within an hour; Mr. Jemott was badly wounded by a ball passing through the thick part of the thigh, in which part Triffit was also wounded, and Murphy in the abdomen. O’Birne received a Ball in the cheek which perforated the Tongue and lodged in the neck, causing his death in a few days.”

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.

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