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Photograph album of stills from the Australian silent film 'Cupid Camouflaged', 31 May 1918

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Photograph album of stills from the Australian silent film 'Cupid Camouflaged', 31 May 1918

Call numbers

PXB 762

Record identifier

YzOg4BD9

Photograph album of stills from the Australian silent film 'Cupid Camouflaged', 31 May 1918

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Photograph album of stills from the Australian silent film 'Cupid Camouflaged', 31 May 1918

Full title

Photograph album of stills from the Australian silent film 'Cupid Camouflaged', 31 May 1918

Date

1918

Call Numbers

PXB 762

Record Identifier

YzOg4BD9
Physical Description

Contents

1 album (28 photographic prints) - 10.0 x 14.5 cm or smaller - gelatin silver

Other Descriptions

Level of description

Fonds

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Created before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Brown suede covered photo album titled 'Cupid Camouflaged 31 May 1918' in gilt. Album contains photographs of actors in character posing, dancing, boating, socialising, picnicking, at the beach, playing golf, in cowboy and cowgirl costume performing whirlwind dance, at a ball, at Yaralla, having romantic tryst in garden, in horse-drawn carriage, a...

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Full title

Photograph album of stills from the Australian silent film 'Cupid Camouflaged', 31 May 1918

NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

'Cupid Camouflaged 31 May 1918' in gilt on cover. Captions in white ink underneath each photograph.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Louella Kerr Old Fine & Rare Books, May 2015

Administrative / Biographical history

Australian silent film 'Cupid Camouflaged' was produced by Australasian Films, in aid of Red Cross Day. Scenes for the film were shot at various Sydney locations including Bellevue Hill, Moombara, Yaralla Estate, Rose Bay Golf Course, and Pacific Hotel Manly. It featured amateur actors and members of Sydney high society including Patrick White's mother, Mrs Victor White. Tickets for the premiere on 31 May 1918 cost between five shillings and a guinea, and £1,100 was raised. After the screening 27 autographed souvenir books were auctioned for a total of 201 guineas.

Reference:
The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 1 June 1918, page 14. http://trove.nla.gov.au/ (accessed 13 July 2015)...

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Call Numbers

PXB 762

Record Identifier

YzOg4BD9

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YzOg4BD9

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Reference code

1336751

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