Kokoda Front Line!
|Kokoda Front Line!|
Damien Parer and Papuan Assistant filming Kokoda Front Line, 1942, from album of prints held by State Library of New South Wales, PXA 25
|Directed by||Ken G. Hall|
|Edited by||Terry Banks|
Kokoda Front Line! was a full-length edition of the Australian newsreel, Cinesound Review, produced by the Australian News & Information Bureau and Cinesound Productions Limited in 1942. It was one of four winners of the 15th Academy Awards for best documentary, and the first Australian film to win an Oscar. It was filmed by the Australian war photographer Damien Parer and directed by Ken G. Hall.
Much of Parer's footage was used in a documentary made by a rival company, Movietone, The Road to Kokoda.
- Kokoda Front Line! on IMDb
- Kokoda Front Line at Oz Movies
- Complete film online courtesy Australian govt.
- Kokoda Front Line! at the Australian screen
- One of the Eyemo cameras used by Parer while filming Kokoda Front Line! can be seen at National Museum Australia, Canberra
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