Australian Screen

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Titles tagged with ‘pianos’

10 titles - sorted alphabetically or by year

The Getting of Wisdom feature film – 1978

The affair between two school girls was only hinted at in Henry Handel Richardson’s 1910 novel, but lesbian overtones are obvious in the film.

Jack O’Hagan: Vocalist Composer historical – 1931

Multi-talented artist Jack O’Hagan performs five songs for Frank Thring’s series of variety shorts, Efftee Entertainers, including 'The Road to Gundagai’.

Kaboodle – Series 1 Episode 1 television program – 1987

An anthology of stories for children aged 5-12 years old produced by the Australian Children’s Television Foundation in the late 1980s.

Lonely Hearts feature film – 1981

Comedian and satirist John Clarke wrote this film with Paul Cox: no wonder it is full of bright impish humour.

Miss Minnie Love in Impressions: Maurice Chevalier historical – c1931

Australian performer Minnie Love mimics the popular French comedian and singer Maurice Chevalier for Frank Thring’s Efftee Entertainers series.

Pianoforte short film – 1984

A young woman who yearns to become a concert pianist is rescued from a sleazy cabaret by a mysterious cat burglar with whom she falls in love.

Piano Making documentary – c1924

This early film offers insights into the workmanship involved in piano manufacture and boasts the slogan, ‘Wherever you trade, buy Australian Made’.

The Piano feature film – 1993

The Piano is a film about an artist and the story of a woman whose passionate nature is akin to a form of madness. Both themes are common to Jane Campion’s work.

The Piano Tuner short film – 1960

Amateur filmmakers the Straford Brothers started making this comedy short to test their newly purchased 16mm Bolex camera.

Shine feature film – 1996

This film catapulted both director Scott Hicks and actor Geoffrey Rush onto the international stage.