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I AUSTRALIAN FILMS.

/ MR: CHAUVEL'S PLANS.

STORY OF NORTHERN JUNGLE.

Mi Charles Chauvel pioducei f Expedl tionaiy Films, Ltd, who made the Common- wealth 'prize-winning film, "Heritage," inks completed plans foi another pictute The story has been in piepaiation during the last few months, and a veision will be published in novel foim latei by Mi E V Timms, the author of 'Conflict" The title of the film will be ' Uncivilised,' and many of the scenes will be filmed on the Cane York Peninsula.

Mi Chauvel with a company of playeis and technicians will tir c1 as fal north as possible bv steamer and then to the jungle

by ovei land vehicles and the best available I means of tianspoit They ill be cut off

ft oin communication foi appioximalely two j months A paity w'll piecede Mi Chauvel to select locations in the riin trees forest areas on the Daintice Rivei

The film w11' deal extensively with cor íoboires supeistitions and stone-age piactices of the toastal tribes 'he members of which ne of tine physique Mi Chauvel thinks ih.it this page ni Austiahan historv will ihoitlv he oblileiatcd

The itoiy wiitlcn bv Mi Chauvel and Mr Timms in coltaboiatloii concerns the life of ii white man who has lived since tnildhood with a tube of blacks and who his become theil king A Sydney society woman become* involved in the Ufe of the white king and hie. tiibf Anothei linead of ihe story will deal with diug-iunnlng in this aie.i

Mr Chauvel has leccived advice that "Heritage ' has fulfilled British eninta i equip- ments, and also, following an American trade sciecning negotiations aie pioceeding for the American lights, including Canadian right*

A contiact has been signed by Expeditionary Films foi the ^neening of Heritage" in 70 subuiban thentie1- in Sydney and Melbourne The contract is stated to be one of the largest subuiban conti acts signed in Australia for a local film The Sydney conti act provides toi the sciecning o' Heritage" at Bondi, Woollahia Chatswood Mosman Neutial Bav Crow s Nest. North Sydripy Clovelly Balmain, Ro7ellt Ashfield Miuickville Enmote New- town Arncliffe, nnd Double Bav

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