jiving us that we were voodoo (elisheba_hotdog) wrote in classic_oz,
jiving us that we were voodoo


A little information about what this journal is for.

Basically, I love classic film. And I'm just starting to really get into classic Australian films and stars. So this will be a place where I post about my latest finds, obsessions and thoughts about Australian cinema from the 1920s to the 1970s. This will include films, personalities, history and issues relating to the industry. And, of course, the stars - those who made it big, those who didn't, those who went to Hollywood, and those who came from there.

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