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Jedda the Uncivilized (1955)
"Jedda" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  27 February 1957 (USA)
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Credited cast:
Rosalie Kunoth-Monks ...
Jedda (as Ngarla Kunoth)
Robert Tudawali ...
Marbuck
Betty Suttor ...
Sarah McMann
Paul Reynall ...
Joe
George Simpson-Lyttle ...
Douglas McMann
Tas Fitzer ...
Peter Wallis
Wason Byers ...
Felix Romeo
Willie Farrar ...
Little Joe
Margaret Dingle ...
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Passionate, Primitive, Pulse-Stirring! The Real Australia as it has never been filmed before! See more »

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27 February 1957 (USA)  »

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Jedda the Uncivilized  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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This picture was one of fifty Australian films selected for preservation as part of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia's Kodak / Atlab Cinema Collection Restoration Project. See more »

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The rips in Jedda's shirt vary in the scenes after she and Marbuk are discovered near the waterhole. See more »

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Referenced in Australia (2008) See more »

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Film not shot on location after all.
9 September 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

After reading a previous comment on the film while researching information for an essay, I was edging to make a correction. Here it is:

Because Jedda was the first colour film to be produced in Australia, the printing technology had not actually yet reached our shores, so all the colour film reels had to be sent to England to be developed. While to reels reached England quite safely they were unfortunately damaged on their return and almost all the footage was lost. Charles Chauvel lacked the extra budget to go back out onto location, and found it much cheaper to bring all the cast to him. Thus most of the film had to be reshot in the Blue Mountains, between Sydney and Canbera, instead of on the original location.


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