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Films In 1938

Ingrid Bergman in one of the best roles of her career. ... Embittered by her disfigured face - the result of a childhood accident - Anna Holm is the cruel mastermind of an underground ring of criminals. When a blackmail scheme goes awry, Anna's intended victim, a plastic surgeon, takes pity on her ... Read more
During the 13th Century Russia was endangered by the invasion of the Teutonic Knights, the founders of Prussia. Under the leadership of Prince Alexander Nevsky the Russians unite and counter the German onslaught on the ice of Lake Peipus, and defeat them. ... The commencement of the battle on the ... Read more
This edition of Australia's weekly newsreels from October 1938 features Federal Treasurer Casey discussing national insurance, the wedding of a "member of Melbourne's popular social set", Geelong's Centenary celebrations, The Caulfield Cup and middleweight boxing footage. ... Read more
... ... Famous dress designer Norman Hartnell, his 1938 studio and the working world of cut­ters and seamstresses, is the focus of this early Jennings work. it is one in which he uses a colour process an innovation that appealed to his painter's understanding of delicate colour combinations ... Read more
Traces briefly the history of the animated cartoon. Discusses the purpose of caricature giving an animal a man's mind and behaviour.. Includes excerpts from Drama Among the Puppets (France 1908), an Otto Herman treatment (Germany pre-1914), a Mutt and Jeff cartoon (Bud Fisher, America 1916, ) a ... Read more
"Now, as I recall the past, I sometimes have difficulty in believing that it was really like that; I am inclined to refute and protest many of - the facts. . . . ... "But the truth is beyond all commiseration and it is not about myself that I am writing, but about the stifling and horrifying ... Read more
By the time this film was made the Cinema Branch had completely emerged from the silent period. The approach to the subject is much more inventive and engaging. This was one of two films made for propaganda purposes for the PMG. ... Read more
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