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The Pictures that Moved

The Pictures that Moved (Alan Anderson, 1968) prod. Commonwealth Film Unit, wr. Joan Long; first part, 1896-1920, of The History of Australian Cinema

Selected Contents

Maurice Sestier footage of the 1896 Melbourne Cup

Limelight (Salvation Army) footage of the visit of the Duke and Duchess of York, 1901, going to open the first Commonwealth Parliament in Melbourne (still the capital of Australia in the Constitution)

Walter Baldwin Spencer (anthropological) film
Soldiers of the Cross, 1900
Reg Perry
Herc McIntyre
Living Hawthorn, 1906
The Story of the Kelly Gang, 1906
Robbery under Arms, 1907
For the Term of his Natural Life, 1908
Eureka Stockade, 1907
A Bushranger's Ransom, 1910
The Romantic Story of Margaret Catchpole, 1911
Raymond Longford
Lottie Lyell
The Silence of Dean Maitland, 1914
Charles Cozens Spencer, producer
Ernest, Tasman, Arthur Higgins, cinematographers
Bert Ive, cinematographer
Frank Hurley, cinematographer/director
Home of the Blizzard, 1911
The Martyrdom of Nurse Cavell, 1916
The Murder of Captain Fryatt, 1917
Officer 666, 1915
The Hero of the Dardenelles, 1915
A Girl of the Bush, 1921
On our Selection, 1920
Robbery under Arms, 1920
The Hordern Mystery, 1920
The Man from Snowy River, 1920
The Sentimental Bloke, 1919

References and Links

Joan Long and Martin Long 1982, The Pictures that Moved: A Picture History of the Australian Cinema 1896-1929 (Hutchinson, Melbourne) includes scripts of both of the two following films:

Pictures that Moved, The (Alan Anderson, 1968) prod. Commonwealth Film Unit, wr. Joan Long; first part, 1896-1920, of The History of Australian Cinema

Passionate Industry, The (Joan Long, 1972) prod. Commonwealth Film Unit, wr. Joan Long; second part, 1920-1930, of The History of Australian Cinema

Now You're Talking (Keith Gow, 1979) wr. Keith Gow, prod. Anthony Buckley, Film Australia, research Graham Shirley; third part, 1930-1940, of The History of Australian Cinema


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