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

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Robert Tudawali ...
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Betty Suttor ...
Sarah McMann
Paul Reynall ...
Joe
George Simpson-Lyttle ...
Douglas McMann
Tas Fitzer ...
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The BIGGEST Australian films ALL come from CHARLES CHAUVEL "In the Wake of the Bounty" "Heritage" "Uncivilised" "40,000 Horsemen" "The Rats of Tobruk" "Sons of Matthew" .... and now "JEDDA" - biggest of them all! See more »

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The scars or cicatrices borne by Marbuk are an indication of his tribe or clan and would have been put on in an initiation ceremony when he was a teenager. See more »

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The positions of the blocks and the rolling pin on the table change when Jedda makes the animal tracks in the dough. 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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