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Nordic Silent Film in Australasia


Film is an important vector for the transmission of culture around the world. This article investigates how the circulation of Nordic silent film in Australia before and after World War I illustrates the global movement of Nordic culture and explores how this cultural transmission may have shaped international conceptions about Scandinavia in a time of intense geopolitical tension and economic competition.