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Author Molloy, Bruce, 1938-

Title Before the interval : Australian mythology and feature films 1930-1960 / Bruce Molloy
Published St. Lucia, Qld : University of Queensland Press, 1990
1990

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Description xviii, 244 pages, 30 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Series UQP paperbacks
UQP paperbacks.
Contents Includes an appendix of selected Australian films, 1930-1960
Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary Includes discussion of the representation of Aborigines in feature films, 1930-1960; conflicting representation, problems of racial transpositioning and land rights analysed in Uncivilised, Jedda (Charles Chauvel, director) and Bitter Springs (Ralph Smart, director)
Analysis Motion pictures Australia History
National characteristics, Australian, in motion pictures
AUSTRALIA
AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES IN FILM
BITTER SPRINGS (AT, Ralph Smart, 1950)
CHAUVEL, CHARLES
CINESOUND STUDIOS
DAD RUDD M.P. (AT, Ken G. Hall, 1940)
FAMILY IN FILMS. AUSTRALIA
FORTY THOUSAND HORSEMEN (AT, Charles Chauvel, 1940)
HERITAGE (AT, Charles Chauvel, 1935)
IT ISN'T DONE (AT, Ken G. Hall, 1937)
JEDDA (AT, Charles Chauvel, 1955)
MYTH AND THE CINEMA
NATIONAL CULTURE AND THE CINEMA. AUSTRALIA
NATIONAL IDENTITY IN FILMS. AUSTRALIA
ON OUR SELECTION (AT, Ken G. Hall, 1932)
OVERLANDERS, THE (UK, Harry Watt, 1946)
RATS OF TOBRUK, THE (AT, Charles Chauvel, 1944)
SHIRALEE, THE (AT, Leslie Norman, 1957)
SONS OF MATTHEW (AT, Charles Chauvel, 1949)
SQUATTER'S DAUGHTER, THE (AT, Ken G. Hall, 1933)
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [219]-229
Subject Bitter Springs (Motion Picture)
Bitter springs (Motion picture : 1950)
Jedda (Motion Picture)
Jedda (Motion picture : 1955)
Motion pictures -- Australia -- History.
Motion pictures, Australian -- History.
Motion pictures, Australian.
National characteristics, Australian, in motion pictures.
LC no. 90126797
ISBN 0702222690
Other Titles Australian mythology and feature films 1930-1960