My Old Black Billy (1956)

My Old Black Billy (1956) My Old Black Billy (1956)
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Originally commissioned by the Melbourne New Theatre the play is set in the aftermath of the 1890s shearing strike, one of the most monumental labour strikes of our history, which saw the Shearer's Union almost destroyed, its leaders goaled and its membership dazed. Directed by Keith Gow. Produced by Peter Hamilton - Wattle Records. Performed by Jock Levy. Vocals by Ces Grivas. Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) Australian Council of Trade Union (ACTU) International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)