Through re-enactment, archival footage and insightful interviews, this one hour docudrama captures the fascinating life story of Mark Foy of the famed ‘Mark Foys’ retailing empire. A visionary, highly intelligent though somewhat eccentric, Foy's contribution to early Sydney is incalculable - yet none of his achievements meant more to him than The Hydro Majestic Hotel in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales – unquestionably his greatest folly and obsession.
A short summary of the issue the documentary is addressing
Mark Foy's Majestic seeks to better educate audiences on early Sydney - how people such as Mark Foy shaped Australia's largest city with inventive risk and courage.
What is the impact vision statement of the documentary?
To benefit our future from the rich history of our past, learning courage and inventiveness from those gone before us - adding to their legacy with care and intelligence as we progress this nation together.
What outcomes does the project hope to achieve from making this documentary?
Awareness as to the identity of Mark Foy - an important Australian historical figure.
How will partnerships with this project help inform the project development?
Not as yet.
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