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western AUSTRALIAN FILM A PRIVATE SCREENING
. In the presence, of -his Excelleucy tho Governor (Sir William Campion) aiid Lady Campion, and by courtesy o£ Sir Thomas Coomhc iu co-operation with Mr. Hamilton ' Brown, the Jilm story 'Bown Under'' was projected at. tho Priuee of Wales -Theatre '' vesterday. lnoifnins:.- Tho
large company present comprised. ' share holders of- Anglo=A,^stral!an Films^ :. Lirniti: ed, members of the him trade, the press, and several guests. -?'.'; '?'''' Mr* Harrj- SouthAvell ' will no doubt' score largely with this' first Western Aus tralian pi chive' because of its-iuiusii:\l emo tional appeal and his 'portrayal of Waller Nabbage, who is the main character of th« storyr'; '' '?'-' ''? '' ' ; , ''?.;?? ./.:,-: The production opens wlh the Premier (Mi\ Collier) being pressed -, by his secre tary, Mr. Shapcott, iq'l'Oad a sweet story. Qn being I old that it. js a typically .WesV. ern Aui.;:..!!»B lie t;tLilr.s down to read and Hie narrative then fades in. .... Hearty and spoutaneous-.-applause greet-: ed the conclusion of the picture and there were some ??obviously- moved -by 'the story.
Miv Harry Soutlnyell was splendidly sup poi-ted by the other ajrtists in the cast. . ,Mr,..;.SQ.uth-\!ell's. manager . (Mr. Weir) . stated that with all previous difficulties in the. way of production 'now smoothed away the 'company* was iii '-'.a1' position to make perfect pictures, and following the arriv al of -this -'picture- -in ^England- there would probably be a move on the part of Mr. Southwell, aud the directors of the com pany, to make a picture ? that would appeal id every man and woman 'iii Western Aus tralia. ' '? ' '???'... ' -?? ??- , '??
HARRY SOUTHWELL as 'Labby', meeting the station manager and his-SOn in 'Down Under.'