Silent Oceania

Authored by: Giannalberto Bendazzi

Animation: A World History

Print publication date:  November  2015
Online publication date:  October  2015

Print ISBN: 9781138854529
eBook ISBN: 9781315721057
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Australian cinema dates back to 1896 with the production of documentaries. The very first feature film in living memory is Charles Tait’s The Story of the Kelly Gang (1906). That florid age ended with the arrival of the sound track, and except for one or two unusual films, the Australian filmmaking industry did not regain prominence until the 1970s and 1980s when government agencies offered opportunities to talented actors and directors.

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