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Travelogue of Eastern States provides an interesting glimpse into late 1920s Australia.

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Can you help us identify these Sydney locations from landmark 1920s films made by the McDonagh sisters?

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Dating back to our first feature film, we explore Australian cinema's enduring fascination with our most infamous bushranger.

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Paula Marsh (Isabel McDonagh billed as 'Marie Lorraine’) returns to her father (Arthur Greenaway) after stealing from a jewellery store owned by John Travers (John Faulkner).

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Paula Marsh’s (Isabel McDonagh billed as 'Marie Lorraine’) attempt to rob the Travers family safe is interrupted by the arrival of Lee Travers (Josef Bambach).

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The love of Paula Marsh (Isabel McDonagh billed as 'Marie Lorraine’) for Lee Travers (Josef Bambach) is undermined by Paula’s feelings of remorse over her activities as a thief.

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In 1925, Paramount Pictures employed Australian film director Franklyn Barrett (The Breaking of the Drought, A Girl of the Bush) to manage the North Queensland tour of the silent

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This short excerpt from Venus of the South Seas (James Sullivan, USA, 1924) shows Annette Kellerman performing underwater as both a mermaid and a princess.

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A bi-fold pamphlet advertising Australian screenings of Neptune's Daughter (1914).

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An advertisement for an Australian screening of A Daughter of the Gods (Herbert Brenon, USA, 1916).