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Fourth post re The Dimboola Banner’s stories and pictures about the making of “Dimboola” the movie

THE FOLLOWING IMAGES AND ARTICLES ARE FROM THE DIMBOOLA BANNER, TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 1978

Most of the filming of “Dimboola” took place in and around the small Victoria township of Dimboola. For those few weeks the people of Dimboola took a great deal of interest in the filming, with some even taking part as extras in the movie. The local paper, The Dimboola Banner, published several articles about the event.

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Rushes shown, and Report on concert. Front page lead story …

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Blowflies from Melbourne University …

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Letter to the Editor by Erma Wright ….

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Third post re The Dimboola Banner’s stories and pictures about the making of “Dimboola” the movie

The following images and articles are from The Dimboola Banner, TUESDAY, June 13, 1978

Most of the filming of “Dimboola” took place in and around the small Victoria township of Dimboola. For those few weeks the people of Dimboola took a great deal of interest in the filming, with some even taking part as extras in the movie. The local paper, The Dimboola Banner, published several articles about the event which were accompanied by photos taken by the film’s stills photographer, Ponch Hawkes.

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Post two re The Dimboola Banner’s stories and pictures about the making of “Dimboola” the movie

The following images and articles are from The Dimboola Banner, Friday, June 2, 1978.

Most of the filming of “Dimboola” took place in and around the small Victoria township of Dimboola. For those few weeks the people of Dimboola took a great deal of interest in the filming, with some even taking part as extras in the movie. The local paper, The Dimboola Banner, published several articles about the event which were accompanied by publicity photos taken by the film’s stills photographer, Ponch Hawkes.

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The Dimboola Banner – news articles and pictures – filming of “Dimboola”

The following images and articles are from The Dimboola Banner, Tuesday, May 30, 1978

Most of the filming of the APG’s movie, “Dimboola”,  took place in mid-1978 in and around the small Victoria township of Dimboola. For those few weeks the people of Dimboola took a great deal of interest in the filming, with some even taking part as extras in the movie. Naturally, the local paper, The Dimboola Banner, published several articles about the event. These were often accompanied by publicity photos taken by the film’s stills photographer and APG member, Ponch Hawkes.

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“Dimboola” the movie – review in Cinema Papers – 1979

Source: Cinema Papers, Issue 21, May-June 1979

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“Dimboola”, the movie, Cinema Papers, 1978

Dimboola in Cinema Papers

L to R: Natalie Bate, Bruce Spence and Kerry Dwyer

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The wedding party in the movie “Dimboola”. From Cinema Papers, Oct-Nov 1978. Photo probably taken by Stills Photographer, Ponch Hawkes.


This news article in Cinema Papers was written by Jack Clancy, and is from his observations on the scene during the making of the movie.

Headings in the article: The Shooting, Panavision, The Town, The Script, Actors, Rushes.

Named persons in photos: John Weily (producer), Paul Ammitzboll (grip), John Duigan (director), Tom Cowan (director of photography), Jan Kenny (focus puller), Walter Dobrowoski (first assistant), Larry Eastwood (art director), Lloyd Carrick (sound recordist), and actors Dick May, Barry Barkla, Irene Hewitt and Alan Rowe.

The cover photo and all photos in the article were probably taken by the Stills Photographer, Ponch Hawkes.

The following production details of the movie are published in the Production Survey section of the magazine:
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