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Book - Helen Townsend, 'Phar Lap', Lansdowne Press, 1983 Document Reg. No: HT 14730

Summary:
Book 'Phar Lap' published by Lansdowne Press in 1983 to coincide with the release of the motion picture `Phar Lap'. It was written by Helen Townsend, and was based on the film script by David Williamson. The image on the front cover was the one designed for the film's poster.
Description:
Thick rectangular book with 180 paper pages printed with extensive black text, and 28 glossy pages printed with colour still from the Phar Lap motion picture. The book has hard covers; the front one is printed with painted images from the film (the same design as used on the film poster), whilst the back cover has a written summary of the book.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Michael Reason, 2005
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 1.80 cm (Height), 14.00 cm (Width), 20.60 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, motion picture films, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Domestic & Community Life Collection, Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Printed on front cover: HELEN TOWNSEND/ PHAR LAP/ BASED ON THE FILM SCRIPT BY/ DAVID WILLIAMSON.
Publisher: Lansdowne Press, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1983
Author: Ms Helen Townsend, Australia, 1983

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