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Hollywood Comes to Australia

Life with the American and Australian crew on the film set of Kangaroo, on location near Port Augusta.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 44 | Year : 1951 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Film unit set up to film ÒKangarooÓ outside town of Port Augusta. Trucks with equipment. Track line set up for camera, cameraman Charlie Clarke. Actress Maureen O'Hara being sprayed with DDT. Director Lewis Milestone with actor Peter Lawford. Jimmy Barker applying make up to O'Hara. Aboriginal man made up by Charles Mountford, men painting themselves. Corroboree scene. Outdoor canteen on film set. Actors Peter Lawford and Richard Boone eating. Chips Rafferty on horseback. Truck spraying water on dust. Cameramen shooting Rafferty herding cattle. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 33630 | 2 mins 37 secs | 1950s | Port Augusta, SA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |