The Town That Wouldn't Lie Down (1975)
A colourful portrait of Blackball, past and present. With the great days of coal gone and the mines closed, the inhabitants of this West Coast settlement were told to leave and let the town die. They refused, and today the town not only exists but thrives.
From Jack Perkins Retrospective
This story was broadcast on Jack Perkins Retrospective, Wednesday 14 January 2009