Lottie Lyell

Australia, 1988

Film
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Episode of Series “Willesee’s Australians”.
This moving drama series on important figures from Australia’s past brings Australian history to life. Lottie Lyell was one of Australia’s most successful actresses. Although she often played the damsel in distress in her early films, Lottie was no helpless heroine in real life. As well as starring in her films, she worked behind the cameras as script writer, art director, costume designer, editor and business manager. She was part of an excellent team with Raymond Longford, Australia’s best known silent film director with whom she had a long and enduring relationship.

Credits

director
co-producer

Pamela Vanneck

Ron Saunders

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:48:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Appears in

Willesee's Australians

Group of items

Willesee's Australians

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35454

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Lyell, Lottie

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

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Women in the motion picture industry

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

People → Lyell, Lottie

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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