Robbery under arms

Robbery under arms

LIVE PERFORMANCE BY RICH BATSFORD

Adapted to film from the classic Australian novel by Rolf Boldrewood, Robbery Under Arms has been adapted several times.  The story follows two brothers and their association with the notorious bushranger Captain Starlight, a renegade from a noble English family.  Set in the 1850s goldfields, Starlight’s gang go about stealing cattle and robbery under arms.

Courtesy National Film and Sound Archive.

Robbery under arms

  • Director: Kenneth Brampton
  • Year: 1920
  • Run Time: 72 mins
  • Country: Australia
  • Rating: PG