Jedda

Jane Mills

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Abstract

Filmed in 1955 Jedda was the first Australian feature film to use Aboriginal actors in lead roles, the first to be filmed in colour and the first to be shown at the Cannes film festival. It tells the tragic story of a young Aboriginal girl of the Arunte tribe, adopted by a white woman, Sarah McCann.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationStrawberry Hills NSW
PublisherCurrency Press
Number of pages89
ISBN (Electronic)9781925359985
ISBN (Print)9780868199207
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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