Cultural Intersections in Early Australian Sound Films: Rangle River (1936)

  • Deborah Tudor


Current notions of global cinema trends mention genre blending as a strategy for maximizing international distribution, However, global genre merging has a long history and can provide a rough map of the borders of international cinematic identities, The 1936 Australian film Rangle River combines a generic Hollywood Western plot with an English drawing-room comedy.

Author Biography

Deborah Tudor

Deborah Tudor received her Ph.D. in Radio, Television and Film from Northwestern University in 1992. She has published articles in Jump CUI. Afterimage. Cineaction, and the Democratic Communique £Ind authored l lollvwood's Vision ofTeam Sports. She currently teaches film studies at DePaul University in Chicago, and her research interests are digital cinema, and British and Australian cinemas.