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'The cinema has long been attracted to photographing great cultural icons. This article provides a thorough account of the celluloid life of one of Australia's most distinctive landmarks.' (Publisher's abstract)
'This essay returns to a landmark British-Australian co-production in order to think about how cinema might be involved in the way we remember a city, in this case the antipodal, Alice-in-Wonderland city of Sydney. Much of this interest is prompted by the ongoing popularity and influence of They're a Weird Mob (Michael Powell, 1966).' (Introduction)