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In Memoriam: Ron Pretty remembers Ken Taylor

As a Sydney-sider, I had not really been aware of Ken Taylor until the manuscript of Africa landed on my desk. I opened it expecting to read about encounters with elephants, survival of the fittest, post-colonial wars etc. 971 more words

Australian Poetry

Fire and Water: Vale Charles (Ken) Taylor, poet & filmmaker 1930 – 2014

This interview with Ken Taylor was first published in Meanjin in 2003. John Bartlett has recently republished it on his website Beyond the Estuary ( 2,698 more words

Australian Poetry

Behind the Scenes of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954)

(Above) The water tank sound stage used to shoot the squid attack sequence in Disney’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954). The squid battle was initially set at sunset, but the creature looked too artificial and the scene was reshot with a night setting. 170 more words

Behind The Scenes