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'This paper examines a number of radio scripts written by West Australian women's activist, Irene Adelaide Greenwood, during the mid-1930s through to the mid-1950s. It explores some relationships between the social and political conditions of the period and the production of Greenwood's texts. Absent from the paper is a discussion of the radio institutions of the day with respect to the part which these may have played in the formation of broadcast material. This has been dealt with by others elsewhere.' (Author's abstract)
Crofts examines the international life of the film Crocodile Dundee. The paper essentially looks at four particular aspects of importing Australian films, using Dundee as an example. These issues are: Hollywood's controlling interest in Australian film distribution and exhibition; US cultural uninterest in Australia and its limited distribution of Australian film; Exporting Australian film to the US; and the precedence of aesthetic criteria over those of cultural specificity in the re-editing of the film.