A snapshot of banned films in Australia

From Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Blackmail’ to  Mae West’s ‘Klondyke Annie’ to James Cagney in ‘The Fighting 69th’  – and amazing slideshow of newspaper reports, documenting films that were at one time banned in Australia.

22oct1929smh
18nov1929qld
28feb1931smh
28feb1931qld
15march_1931_perth
28may1936queensland
26may1936argus
22dec1916smh
12march1940brisbane
12july1948nsw
7sept1932nsw
July241940
27nov1948argus
25july1940smh
21july1937wa
20july1937cairnspost
19july1937smh
15sept1930adelaide
10sept1930wa
11sept1930townsville
16nov1930sundaytimes
Oct91936

Researched by @dialmformovies.
Sources:  SMH, The Argus, Western Australia newspapers , Adelaide newspapers, Cairnes newspapers.

List of films mentioned in above articles
‘Blackmail’  (1929)
‘Compromising Daphne’ (1930)
‘Klondyke Annie’ (1936)
‘Twilight Sleep’ (1915)
‘The Fighting 69th’ (1940)
‘Brighton Rock’ (1947)
‘The Five-Year Plan’
‘Susan and God’ (1940)
‘The King and The Chorus Girl’ (1937)
‘Young Woodley’ (1930)
‘Ten Days The Shook the World’ (1928)

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