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Chauvel, Charles 1897-1959

Overview
Works: 66 works in 134 publications in 4 languages and 814 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Film adaptations 
Roles: Director, Producer, Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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posthumous Publications by Charles Chauvel, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Charles Chauvel
Jedda by Charles Chauvel ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Aboriginal girl, brought up on a Northern Territory cattle station by a white woman, knowing nothing of her own culture or customs, is fascinated by Marbuck, a full-blooded Aboriginal, who forces her to return with him to his tribal lands with a party from the station in pursuit. Australia's first colour feature was filmed on location under difficult conditions in central Australia
Forty thousand horsemen ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatises the exploits of the Australian Light Horse in Palestine during World War I
In the wake of "The Bounty" to Tahiti and Pitcairn Island by Charles Chauvel ( Book )
3 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rats of Tobruk ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1944 and 1994 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The powerful story of three soldiers brought together by the fortunes of war, set against a backdrop of the legendary defence of the North African city of Tobruk by Australian Infantry Forces during World War II. The film is a tribute to the Australian fighting spirit
Sons of Matthew ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1948 and 1994 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epic story of pioneer life tracing the struggles of three generations of settlers with the five sons of Matthew and Jane O'Riordan finally establishing a foothold on the wild Lamington Plateau. A good deal of the film was shot on location in Queensland under very difficult physical conditions which extended shooting well beyond schedule. The film took eighteen months to complete. It was a commercial success, particularly in Australia, and is widely regarded as Chauvel's finest film
In the wake of the Bounty ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feature film from Australia. Charles Chauvel's first 'talkie' dramatises the mutiny on the Bounty and subsequent events in the lives of Fletcher Christian and his fellow mutineers on Pitcairn Island. The film contains rare documentary footage of the island and its inhabitants in 1933. This was the first film in which the Australian actor, Errol Flynn, appeared
The Fighting rats of Tobruk ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in Multiple languages and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's World War II in North Africa and three rugged ranchers trade plows for guns and horses for tanks and are now the fighting rats of Tobruk
Heritage ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1935 and 1994 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the life and loves of James Morrison in colonial Australia and his descendant Frank Morrison in the 1930s
Uncivilised ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1936 and 2002 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A successful author, Beatrice Lynn, travels into the wilds of northern Australia to investigate the story of an Aboriginal tribe ruled by a white king, Mara. On route she is kidnapped by an Afghan trader who sells her to Mara. After various adventures involving opium smuggling Beatrice grows to love Mara and decides to stay with him. This film with its network of sub-plots was an attempt by Chauvel to break into the American market
Pirates ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc 2: Three fortune hunters scour the West Indies in search of buried treasure. James Marshall is the captain of the American ship Concord who finds himself at the mercy of mutineer Ben Waldridge who claims that he is loyal to Britain, but his loyalty is only to gold. A handsome swashbuckler and his loyal team of pirates try to depose an evil king as he tries to force a young maiden into marriage. On December 5, 1872, the American ship Marie Celeste was found drifting off the English coast with her sails at half mast and her entire crew missing
Rosalie's journey ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Australian languages and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rosalie (Ngarla) Kunoth-Monks speaks for the first time about how her own sense of femininity and aboriginality was profoundly changed when she appeared in the now famous 1950's film "Jedda", by European-Australian film maker Charles Chauval. Archival footage and personal reminiscences provide a snapshot of how Aboriginals were treated and considered by white society in the past, as well as the cultural beliefs and traditions of indigenous women"--Container
Charles Chauvel :the action director ; a selection of excerpts from his films,1925-1954 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Compilation video about film director and producer Charles Chauvel containing interviews with Elsa Chauvel, Sir Norman Rydge, Chips Rafferty, Betty Bryant, Marsden Hessall, and others who worked with him. Excerpts from all Chauvel's feature films, from the Moth of Moonbi of 1925 to Jedda, the first colour feature in 1954
Santa Fe trail In the wake of the Bounty ( Visual )
in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Santa Fe trail: Follows the lives of J.E.B. Stuart (Flynn), George Custer (Reagan) and other characters as they leave West Point in the years before the Civil War. Some join John Brown's army of fanatics and sincere reformers; others are sent by the army to quash John Brown. The climax is the Battle of Harper's Ferry that began the War between the States
Walkabout the Chauvels' legendary 1950s outback expedition ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally produced for British television, shows Australian outback life in the middle of the twentienth century
Forty thousand horseman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1940 and 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The film narrates the heroic work of the Anzacs in the Sinai Deset campaign in World War 1. It follows the exploits of three brave Anzacs in the Light Horse, Red, Larry and Jim. Recreations of the charge at Beersheba are shown and the battle of Romani
The Dreaming reels Aboriginal images on Australian silent films, 1898-1937 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fragments of early Australian ethnographic, documentary and narrative movies, as well as 2 complete films
Forty thousand horsemen ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Re-creates the legent of the Australian Light Horse in Palestine during World War I
Étude comparative du rôle des Conseils judiciaire et curateur dans la protection des prodigues et faibles d'esprit et des mineurs émancipés by Charles Chauvel ( Book )
1 edition published in 1938 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pirates ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fletcher Christian is the leader of the mutinous sailers on the H.M.S. Bounty who take revenge on their evil Captain Bligh. When a sailor tells a lie about having found a great Spanish treasure, he soon finds himself and his girlfriend tracked and followed by an assortment of unusual pirates. From rescuing the governor's daughter, to saving his friend Kit from walking the plank, Long John Silver contents with his evil nemesis Mendoza and his sweetheart Purity
The Rats of Tobruk ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of three men--Bluey, a tough two fisted drover (Taylor), Milo, a laconic dingo trapper (Rafferty) and Pete, an intellectual English "new chum" (Finch). Together they serve in North Africa, fighting against the forces of Rommel in what has now become one of Australia's greatest wartime legends--The Rats of Tobruk
 
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Chauvel, Charles Edward, 1897-1959
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