To Steve Jager, Aidan Phelan and Matthew Holmes, Australia has spoken : there are 24,243,756 people who didn’t support your plan to make another movie about the psychopath criminal bully, thief, liar, hostage taker, triple police murderer and failed wannabe mass murderer, Ned Kelly and only 401 who did. There IS a message in those […]
Month: June 2017
How should “Glenrowan” be remembered?
The 2008 Excavation at the site of the Ann Jones Inn at Glenrowan. No cellar was found. The lines of bricks are nothing to do with Ann Jones Inn but are from 20th century buildings long demolished. The site of Ned Kellys last stand, the place where the Ann Jones Inn once stood is […]
Support for Ned Kelly has always been grossly over-estimated.
The idea that Ned Kelly has ever had huge popular support is a myth Matthew Holmes is probably wishing he had never met the two Kelly fanatics who were named as his co-screenwriters for the proposed Kelly movie, because they persuaded him to abandon his already publicly announced plan to make more movies about Bushrangers […]
The Kellys have to stop lying about Fitzpatrick
Its time to demand justice for Fitzpatrick The Fitzpatrick incident is one of the really key moments in the Kelly story. Essentially what happened was that on April 15th 1878 a policeman, Constable Alexander Fitzpatrick went to Dan Kellys home to arrest him on a charge of horse stealing, but returned empty handed saying he […]
Understand the Fitzpatrick Incident
“I honestly believe the whole scenario at the Kelly hut on the 15th of April 1878 was one big setup by police long before Fitzpatrick’s arrival at the hut.” (‘Crichton’s view’ – can be found on the Iron Outlaw website as ‘Keep ya powder dry’) The simple facts of the events of April 15th 1878 are […]