Fencelines and horizon lines: Queensland in the imaginary geographies of cinema

Craven, Allison (2013) Fencelines and horizon lines: Queensland in the imaginary geographies of cinema. In: Burns, Annette, (ed.) Selected Lectures on North Queensland History from the Lectures in Queensland History Series: 30 November 2009 - 27 February 2012. Lectures in Queensland History Series . Townsville City Council , Townsville, pp. 61-73.

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Abstract

The essay begins with a brief account of the earliest film-making in Queensland, and then addresses myths and discourses of Queensland in films either set or made in Queensland from 1946 to 2005, including, in particular: Sister Kenny (Dudley Nichols, 1946); The Irishman (Donald Crombie, 1978); and The Proposition (John Hillcoat, 2005).

Item ID: 25908
Item Type: Book Chapter (Non-Commercial)
ISBN: 978-0-9807305-6-2
Keywords: Queensland cinema, regional film, Hollywood, myth, western
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2013 05:57
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200212 Screen and Media Culture @ 80%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1604 Human Geography > 160403 Social and Cultural Geography @ 20%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950503 Understanding Australias Past @ 40%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture @ 60%
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