“Louise Lovely: The Construction of a Star”



Lecture and blog post: “Finding Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Lost’ Project”, NFSA Theatrette, August 15 2014.

Introduction to film screening and blog post: “It Was Such a Lovely Time”, Arc Cinema, September 29 2012.

SAR (Scholars and Artists in Residence) Fellowship, National Film and Sound Archive, throughout May 2011, blog post: “Was Queensland ready for Franklyn Barrett?”,

SAR research paper: “The Explosive Life of an Exploiteer: Franklyn Barrett Tours North Queensland with The Ten Commandments”.



Delamoir, Jeannette, 2015, “The 1927 Royal Commission in Rockhampton: A Window onto Regional Exhibition”, Studies in Australasian Cinema, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 283-297. • This special issue on the 1927 Royal Commission into the Moving Picture Industry in Australia was co-edited by Jeannette Delamoir and Stephen Gaunson.

Delamoir, Jeannette 2013, “‘I Dips Me Lid’: The Sentimental Bloke’s Hats”, Screening the Past, issue 36.

Delamoir, Jeannette 2012, “Jewelled Nights: ‘Can Good Movies Be Made in Australia?’”, Senses of Cinema, Folio on Filmmaking in Tasmania (submitted by invitation).

Delamoir, Jeannette 2011, “Sweet Dreams: Queensland, Sugar, and the 1927 Royal Commission into the Moving Picture Industry”, Studies in Australasian Cinema, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 107-119.

Delamoir, Jeannette and Karl Neuenfeldt, 2011, “Crafting the Sounds of Sentiment: An Interview with Screen Composer Jen Anderson about Her Score for The Sentimental Bloke DVD (2009)”, Screen Sound Journal, no. 2.

Delamoir, Jeannette 2009, “Sounding Sentimental: Music for Silent Film and Composing for The Sentimental Bloke”, Metro, no. 161, pp. 150-157.

Delamoir, Jeannette 2008, “Star Bodies/Freak Bodies/Women’s Bodies”, Media International Australia, no. 127, pp. 44-56.

Delamoir, Jeannette 2007, “Six Encounters with Aviators: Early Cinema, Flight, Danger and Gender”, Screening the Past, no. 22.

Delamoir, Jeannette 2007, “Play, Creativity and the Regional University”, Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation and Development, June.

Delamoir, Jeannette 2004, “‘It Pulsates with Dramatic Power’: White Slavery, Popular Culture, and Modernity in Australia in 1913”, Journal of Australian Studies, no. 82, pp. 25-36.

Delamoir, Jeannette 2004, “Louise Lovely, Bluebird Photoplays and the Star System”, The Moving Image, Fall, pp. 64-85.

Delamoir, Jeannette 2004, “Australia’s First Gum-Leaf Mafia”, Screening the Past, no. 16.

Delamoir, Jeannette 2004, “Elizabeth’s Costumes: The Power of Spectacle, or Spectacle of Power?”, Metro, no. 141, pp.46-53.

Delamoir, Jeannette 2003, “Marie Bjelke Petersen’s ‘Virile Story’: Jewelled Nights, Gender Instability, and the Bush”, Hecate, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 115-131.

Delamoir, Jeannette 2002, “Eyes Wide Shut: Tom, Nicole, Stardom, and Visual Memory”, Transformations, no. 3.

Delamoir, Jeannette 1998, “Styling a Star: ‘Call Her Louise Lovely’”, Journal of Australian Studies, no. 58, pp. 48-55.

Delamoir, Jeannette 1998, “Woman as Spectacle and Zhang Yimou’s ‘Theatre of Punishments’”, Screening the Past, no. 5.



Forthcoming: Delamoir, Jeannette“Zest to the Jaded Movie Palate”: Wallace Worsley, Scott Dunlap and The Romance of Runnibede (1927), in Australian and American Cinemas: International Perspectives, edited by Stephen Gaunson, Peter C Kunze and Adrian Danks, publication 2017, Palgrave.

Nitins, Tanya and Jeannette Delamoir 2007, “Looking, just Looking: James Bond and the Objectification of the Human Form”, in Research into 21st Century Communities, eds. Bruce Allen Knight, Bernadette Walker-Gibbs and Jeannette Delamoir, Post Pressed, Teneriffe, Qld, pp. 219-229.

Delamoir, Jeannette and Tanya Nitins 2006, “Celebrity Names/Brand Names: Nicole Kidman, Chanel No 5, and Commodification”, in Revisioning Research and Knowledge for the 21st Century, eds. Bernadette Walker-Gibbs and Bruce Knight, Post Pressed, Teneriffe, Qld, pp. 29-48.

Delamoir, Jeannette 1999, entries on “Louise Lovely” and “Jewelled Nights” in Oxford Companion to Australian film, eds. Brian McFarlane, Geoff Mayer, and Ina Bertrand, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne.



Delamoir, Jeannette 2005, “The Fall of a Nation: Thomas Dixon’s ‘Mighty Message of Warning’”, in Conference Proceedings, 12th Biennial Film and History Conference, Film and Sound Archive, Canberra, December 6-9, 2004, pp. 173-185.

Delamoir, Jeannette 1998, “Woman as Spectacle in Raise the Red Lantern”, in Working Papers, Gender in Asia Conference 1998, Gender, Culture and Society in Asia Pacific Subgroup, Central Queensland University, pp. 79-85.