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The Queen in Australia
Jane Landman

council (an early structure in the territories’ guided political development), an ex-coast watcher and member of the constabulary. Williams first describes his surprise at seeing Simagun ‘lounging at ease across the table from the district officer … probably the only native to sit in a European’s office in the Territory’. He was a small business entrepreneur – running a truck business and sluicing for gold

in The British monarchy on screen
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Sarah Bernhardt, Queen Elizabeth and the development of motion pictures
Victoria Duckett

accounts of political developments and dynastic power. His aim is to explore the mystique of royalty, the objects that accompany it and the beliefs and fables that often go ignored, forgotten and overlooked. 2 Where Bloch reconsiders monarchy in relation to folklore, beliefs and fables, Bernhardt’s Queen Elizabeth allows me to reconsider early film history in relation to its own folklore, beliefs and

in The British monarchy on screen
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Ian Scott
Henry Thompson

informed and intrigued Stone’s writing now became the soul of his filmmaking, and everyone understood that fact. JFK was not the beginning point for this fascination –​his career had been P o l itics mapping that path already, long before Garrison, Zapruder, Dealey Plaza and magic bullets –​what the film did do was assert the primacy of that wider political perspective. The seriousness of Stone’s political development was realised not just in his advocacy of the release of government files pertaining to the assassination, but in the fact that, whatever the reviews of

in The cinema of Oliver Stone