The Passionate industry: 1920-1930

Australia, 1973

Film
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Episode number 2 of Series “History of Australian Cinema Series”.
Traces the history of the Australian film industry in the decade 1920-1930. Includes material from fifty newsreels, sixteen feature films and still photographs drawn from our seventy collections. The program looks at the 1927 Royal Commission of Enquiry and Film Bill of 1927, as well as footage of the Regent, capitol and Old State Theatre of Melbourne.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

producer

Frank Bagnall

director
Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1973

Appears in

History of Australian Cinema Series

Group of items

History of Australian Cinema Series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012586

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Australia

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Australia - History

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Australia

History → History

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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