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Rangle River

Rangle River (Clarence G. Badger, 1936) aka Men With Whips; wr. Charles Chauvel, Elsa Chauvel, story Zane Grey; Victor Jory, Margaret Dare, Robert Coote; western

The story had been written by Zane Grey during his recent visit to Australia and revised by Charles and Elsa Chauvel; a critic in the Sydney Morning Herald, 21 December 1936, found their script both 'intelligent and intelligible', qualities that he considered rare in local productions. The veteran American director Clarence Badger was brought from Hollywood in June 1936, along with the actor Victor Jory. Pike & Cooper: 176.

References and Links

Carlsson, Susanne Chauvel 1989, Charles and Elsa Chauvel: Movie Pioneers, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia; Foreword by Ken G. Hall, Introduction by Michael Pate.

Pike, Andrew & Ross Cooper 1998, Australian Film 1900-1977: A Guide to Feature Film Production, revised edition, Oxford University Press, Melbourne.


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