Now you're talking

Australia, 1979

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Episode of Series “History of Australian Cinema Series”.
The 30s saw the introduction of the “talkies” and a new era of filmmaking began. This was to decline with World War II. Excerpts from many of the films made during this decade are seen in this video. Please note that the commentary by Leo McKern has been recorded on another channel and may not be heard over the original sound recording. Includes b&w sequences.

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