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John Kingsford-Smith (on left) with others at a dugout with a sign that reads,”Kingcroft Hotel, K. Partridge, Prop”

“The Inlanders” was a documentary made by John Kingsford Smith for the Australian Inland Mission. Released in 1949, it followed minister KF ‘Skipper’ Partridge on his 8,690km inland patrol to Australia’s remote communities.

A clip of the Coober Pedy footage can be viewed online

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