The Sentimental bloke

Australia, 1919

Film

Classic adaptation of C.J. Dennis’ verse narrative of life in inner Sydney in the 1910s, rich in incident but centring on the romance and marriage of the Bloke and Doreen. Filmed on location in Sydney’s Woolloomooloo and the Hornsby Valley (the orchard scene), it was ahead of its time in the naturalness of the performances from a carefully chosen cast. Starring Arthur Tauchert, Lottie Lyell and Gilbert Emery.

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Collection

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Previously on display

22 April 2019

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Credits

director

Raymond Longford

production company

Southern Cross Film Co

Duration

01:08:31:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1919

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323662

Audience classification

Mediatheque - all ages (ACMI classified)

Sound/audio

Silent

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q3989208

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