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Definition: closed or immobilized by a strike

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Strikebound "Strikebound" grossed $157,000 at the box office in Australia.
Strikebound "Strikebound" is the dramatised story of a coal-miners' strike in 1930s Australia, in the small south Gippsland town of Korumburra. The story is told through the struggles of Agnes and Wattie Doig, two Scottish immigrants, who were real people.
Strikebound Strikebound is a 1984 Australian film directed by Richard Lowenstein and based on the Wendy Lowenstein novel "Dead Men Don't Dig Coal". The film got several AFI Award nominations and won in the Best Achievement in Production Design category.
Carol Burns Burns, an experienced and versatile theatre actress, went to the UK and appeared in numerous West End productions and had roles in series such as "The Bill", "Taggart" and "Heartbeat". Burns also appeared in films including "The Mango Tree", "Bad Blood", "Starstruck", and "Strikebound".
Reg Evans Evans' film credits include "Mad Dog Morgan" (1976), the Station Master in "Mad Max" (1979), a pirate in "The Island" (1980), "Manganinnie" (1980), "The Plains of Heaven" (1982), "Kitty and the Bagman" (1983), "Strikebound" (1984), "My Letter to George" (1986) and "Celia" (1989).
Chris Haywood Film credits as an actor include: "The Cars That Ate Paris", "Newsfront", "In Search of Anna", "Kostas", "Breaker Morant", "", "Running on Empty", "Man of Flowers", "Quigley Down Under", The Clinic (1982) "Lonely Hearts", "The Man From Snowy River", "Strikebound", "Malcolm", "The Bit Part", "Golden Braid", "A Woman's Tale", "The First Kangaroos", "Muriel's Wedding", "Shine", "Beneath Hill 60" and "Sleeping Beauty" (2011).
Richard Lowenstein Richard Lowenstein (born 1 March 1959) is an Australian film-maker. He has written, produced and directed: feature films, including "Strikebound" (1984), "Dogs in Space" (1986) and "He Died with a Felafel in His Hand" (2001); music videos for bands such as INXS and U2; concert performance films, "" (1987) and "U2: LoveTown" (1989); and TV adverts.
Anthony Hawkins He made a guest appearance in "Carson's Law", and appeared in the films "Phar Lap" and "Strikebound" before joining the cast of "Special Squad" as Greg Smith, a role he played from 1984 to 1985. Playing a supporting role in the 1987 film "The Lighthorsemen", during the late 1980s he also made appearances on "The Flying Doctors", "Inside Running" and the 1989 television movie "Darlings of the Gods" which featured cameo appearances of several other former "Prisoner" co-stars.
Hugh Keays-Byrne In the 1980s, he acted in films such as "The Chain Reaction" (1980), "Strikebound" (1984), "Starship" (1985) and "The Blood of Heroes" (1989). In 1992, he directed and acted in the film "Resistance". In the mid- to late 1990s, he did a number of TV roles including in "Singapore Sling: Old Flames" (1995), "Moby Dick" (1998) and "Journey to the Centre of the Earth" (1999).
Anarchist Aragon On April 19, El Sol calculated Zarazoga's loss due to the striking workers to be near 30,000,000 pesetas and daily losses near 3,000,000 pesetas. A scene that "had become characteristic of the strikebound capital" was "the sight of many hundreds of men lining the banks of the river Erbo fishing with long sticks and lengths of string." By the start of May, 30,000 families hadn't made "a centimo in a month."
Ben Moreell Moreell's Civil Engineer Corps was given command authority over what was to become an organization of 250,000 people that built $10 billion worth of facilities to support the war effort. In 1943, Moreell became the Chief of the Navy's Material Division; and at the request of Vice President Truman, negotiated a settlement to the national strike of oil refinery workers. When the government seized the nation's strikebound bituminous coal industry a year later, Moreell was designated the Coal Mines Administrator.
Strikebound Richard Lowenstein had made a short film "Evictions" about the unemployed during the Depression. He felt slightly unsatisfied by the experience and wanted to have another attempt at the subject matter. During the making of the short film he had mt Wattie and Agnes Doig and heard stories about unionism in coal mining in Victoria. He spent the next two years researching the story.
Strikebound Lowenstein was only 23 years old when he made the film.
Strikebound The film was originally envisioned as a 50-minute dramatised documentary called "The Sunbeam Shaft" but evolved into a feature film. The film was partly shot at a real disused mine in Wonthaggi. and Maldon, in Central Victoria.