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Films In 1919

A breathtaking visual record of Sir Ernest Shackleton's heroic but ill-fated attempt to cross Antarctica in 1914 South is a unique historical document and a moving tribute to a small party of men who set out on a voyage of discovery that became an epic struggle for survival. ... As the crew finally ... Read more
It will come as a surprise to most filmgoers to realise that this Australian feature was made in 1919 just three years after Intolerance in America. Scenes from The Sentimental Bloke, a straight interpretation of the poem by C. J. Dennis, are presented with feeling and simplicity, extracts from the ... Read more
The Sentimental Bloke was the high point of Australian cinema for more than half a century, and is still one of the most appealing films made anywhere in the world before 1920. Although it is the usual things to credit this achievement to Raymond Longford, the film's director and (part) ... Read more
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