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A review of the film The Viking on page 14 of the Adelaide newspaper ‘The Advertiser’ on October 17, 1929. The film was about Lief Eriksson, or Leif the Lucky, the leader of possibly the first group of Europeans to reach North America. The review…

A story by Samuel Hirsdon in the ‘3 Short Stories for Week-End Reading’ section of the Perth newspaper the Sunday Times on October 29, 1939. The story is about a group of Norsemen at sea (led by the curiously named Sir Ranulf, which does not…

A highly romanticised article on page 46 of the Brisbane newspaper The Queenslander on 17 May, 1934. The article reports on a male Viking warrior grave uncovered in Sweden. Among the various grave-goods found was a sword made in England. This leads…

A film review in the ‘Camperdown Chronicle’ on August 24, 1929 for ‘The Viking’. The review is featured in the ‘Camperdown Theatre: Tonight’s Pictures’ section on page 5. Unlike other reviews of the film, this one focuses on the main…