Ned Kelly Uncovered

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History Documentary hosted by Tony Robinson and published by Renegade Films in 2009 - English narration

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Join Tony Robinson on an archaeological dig unearthing details of Ned Kelly’s infamous last gun battle in 1880. Ned Kelly Uncovered follows the first ever excavation of the Glenrowan Inn site where the iconic Australian bushranger and his gang holed up for a showdown with police. The dramatic siege – which lasted over 24 hours – ended with Ned Kelly’s capture and the death of gang members Joe Byrne, Dan Kelly and Steve Hart. Nearly 130 years later, can a team of archaeologists and historians reveal new insights into Ned Kelly’s final moments of freedom?

More than a century after the Kelly Gang rode the ranges of Victoria and NSW, holding up towns and stealing thousands of pounds, opinion remains passionately divided between those who love Kelly as a persecuted champion of the poor and those who dismiss him as a cold-blooded killer and thief.

Will the dig site shed new light on the motivations of a man cast into legend by history? Or have souvenir hunters destroyed any chance historians have of uncovering the truth?

With expert commentary from Kelly experts Ian Jones and Alex McDermott, this one-hour documentary follows a seven-week dig led by archaeologist Adam Ford.

As the archaeologists unearth a host of artefacts including cartridges and bullets, the team conducts tests with fascinating results. Meanwhile, the historians strip back the myth, piecing together the clues to give a detailed new look at an iconic Australian, literally from the ground up.

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Director/Writer: Alex West Producers: Alex West, Lucy Maclaren Executive Producers: Mark Hamlyn (Screen Australia), Alex West (Renegade Films), Joe Connor, Ken Connor Presenter: Tony Robinson Duration: 55 minutes Year: 2009

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  • Video Codec: x264 core 79
  • Video Bitrate: 1800 kbps
  • Video Resolution: 1024x576
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Frames Per Second: 25
  • Audio Codec: AAC
  • Audio Bitrate: 128 kb/s CBR 48000 Hz
  • Audio Streams: 2ch
  • Audio Languages: English
  • RunTime Per Part: 55:00mins
  • Number Of Parts: 1
  • Part Size: ~764Mb.
  • Subtitles: English (optional)
  • Writing application: HandBrake 0.9.4
  • Format: Matroska
  • Source: DVD-RIP

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