King Kut comedies. No. 1

Australia, 1930

Film
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A farcical silent comedy in which King Kut of Port Melbourne wages war on the Czar of Carlton. Highly theatrical performances include and Egyptian Busby Berkley routine in the Botanic Gardens by the king’s daughters and her handmaidens. One of the last silent features made in Australia.

Credits

producer/director

F.W. Thring

production company

Royce Films

Duration

00:45:46:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1930

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33917

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Melbourne (Vic.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Port Melbourne (Vic.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Royal Botanic Gardens (Vic.)

Comedy

Places → Melbourne (Vic.)

Places → Port Melbourne (Vic.)

Places → Royal Botanic Gardens (Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Silent films

Sound/audio

Silent

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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