Anthony Buckley

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Anthony Buckley (AO) (born 27 July 1937) is an Australian film editor, producer, and prominent member of the Australian film industry.

As an editor he was acclaimed for his work with Michael Powell (Age of Consent) and Rudolf Nureyev (Don Quixote). As a producer he produced two of the most successful Australian films of all time – Caddie and Bliss [1]

In 1974 he produced the most famous Australian train film: A Steam Train Passes. 24 years later he produced another two train films, Savannahlander and Gulflander. He produced the mini-series The Harp in the South and its sequel Poor Man's Orange.


On leaving school, Buckley went to work for Cinesound Productions as a projectionist and assistant editor. He worked in Canada and Britain then returned to Australia in 1965. He went to work at Ajax Films, then move into producing.[2]


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  1. ^ (source: autobiography - The Velvet Light Trap [2009]).
  2. ^ David Stratton, The Last New Wave: The Australian Film Revival, Angus & Robertson, 1980 p11

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