A list of Dick Smith’s documentaries

1980: James Randi: Water Divining (44 mins)

Dick Smith – Executive Producer

Documentary. James Randi and Dick Smith test the claims of Australian water diviners.

1980: Dick Smith: Explorer Series – The Early Years (51 mins)

Dick Smith – Producer/Presenter

Documentary. Dick Smith and family fly in his helicopter around Sydney,
following in the footsteps of Captain Arthur Phillip.

1980: Dick Smith: Explorer Series – In the Footsteps of Captain Charles Sturt (48 mins)

Dick Smith Producer/Presenter

Documentary. Dick Smith and family fly in his helicopter, following in the
footsteps of Captain Charles Sturt, from Broken Hill to the corner country.

1981: Coffee Royal Affair (46 mins)

Dick Smith – Director/Producer/Presenter

Documentary. Dick Smith and family’s expedition to the Kimberley
wilderness to locate Charles Kingsford Smith’s 1928 Coffee Royal site.

1981: The Search for the Mahogany Ship (46 mins)

Dick Smith – Director/Producer/Presenter

Documentary. Dick Smith’s search for the shipwrecked Mahogany Ship,
thought to be located at Warrnambool.

1983: First Contact (58 mins)

Dick Smith – Producer

The story of the Leahy brothers and the first contact with the local
people of New Guinea.Nominated for an Academy Award.

1982/3: Solo Around the World Stages 1, 2 & 3 (45 mins per stage)

Dick Smith – Director/Producer/Presenter

Documentary. Dick Smith’s solo helicopter flight around the world, from Fort Worth USA, to London England.

1983: Cattle King (48 mins)

Dick Smith – Executive Producer

Drama documentary. Tells the story of Australian Pastoralist Sir Sidney Kidman.

1985: Dick Smith’s Himalayan Adventure(43 mins)

Dick Smith – Director/Producer/Presenter

Documentary. The Smith family’s hiking trip in the Himalayas.

1986: The Secret Oasis (47 mins)

Dick Smith – Executive Producer

Documentary. The first Australian Geographic expedition to Cooper Creek and Coongie Lakes.

1986: Dick Smith’s China Adventure (47 mins)

Dick Smith – Producer/Presenter

Documentary. The Smith family’s cycling tour of China.

1987: Solo to the North Pole (47 minutes)

Dick Smith – Producer/Presenter

Documentary. First solo helicopter flight to the North Pole, completed by
Dick Smith.

1990: Everest: Sea to Summit (59 mins)

Dick Smith – Executive Producer

Documentary. Following Tim Macartney-Snape and his climb from the ocean near Calcutta to the top of Mt Everest.

1993: Great Aussie Balloon Race (46 mins)

Dick Smith – Executive Producer

Documentary. Dick Smith’s record breaking balloon flight across Australia.

2010: Dick Smith’s Population Puzzle (67 mins)

Dick Smith – Producer/Presenter

Documentary. Dick Smith’s six month journey to explore how the rising
population is changing Australia and the world.

2013: Ten Bucks a Litre (58 mins)

Dick Smith – Producer/Presenter

Documentary. The future of energy in Australia.