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Charles Chauvel (1897–1959)

Charles Chauvel was born in Queensland, Australia in 1897 to land owners in the south. After minding his family's farm while his father was at war with the Australian Light Horse in Sinai, he went to Sydney against his father's wishes to study drama. After some work in the movies looking after horses, he followed his idol, Rex "Snowy" Baker to ... See full bio »

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Jedda the Uncivilized
40,000 Horsemen
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 1958 Australian Walkabout (TV Series documentary) (13 episodes)
- Episode #1.11 (1958)
- Episode #1.12 (1958)
- Episode #1.13 (1958)
- Episode #1.10 (1958)
- Episode #1.9 (1958)
 1942 Soldiers Without Uniforms (Short documentary)
 1937 Uncivilized
 1937 Hollywood Screen Test (Short) (Australian scenes)
 1935 Heritage
 1926 Greenhide
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Other Works:

Screenwriter, film producer, and film director.

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1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Charles E. Chauvel

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The Chauvel cinema in Paddington, Sydney, Australia is named after him. See more »

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