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lU.S. Films May
Be Made Here
ATEW YORK. -Holly- I ?^ wood film companies
will watch closely to see how much they can save in mak- ing movies in Australia to
determine to what extent
they will break into the Australian production field.
One of the major reasons for their sudden interest (re- ports the magazine "Vari- ety") is the devaluation of the Australian pouijd.
Close attention is there- fore being given to two films now scheduled for produc- tion-Twentieth Century Fox's "The Australia Story" and Lewis Milestone's
Another argument favour- ing Australian production to-day, adds "Variety," is that stars and production
crews can be flown to Aus-
tralia from Los Angeles in three days.