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Big Brother of Christmas Island
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directed by Matthew Kelley; produced by Samantha Kelley, fl. 2003 and Peter Du Cane, fl. 2003, Film Australia Ltd. (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1999), 56 mins
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Phosphate-rich Christmas Island rears out of the Indian Ocean only ten degrees south of the Equator. It was mined first by the British and then by the Australians. The British Phosphate Commission ran the island like a Raj outpost, exploiting cheap Asian labor and practicing a form of apartheid. Gordon Bennett, a...
directed by Matthew Kelley; produced by Samantha Kelley, fl. 2003 and Peter Du Cane, fl. 2003, Film Australia Ltd. (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1999), 56 mins
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