1923: Douglas Fairbanks & Mary Pickford Move To…Adelaide?
It may sound like a joke now, nearly 100 years later, but, in 1923, there was a strong possibility that Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford were about to relocate their cinematic empire and set up shop in Adelaide, South Australia. Such a move, if successful, would have seen Adelaide become the New Hollywood.
|The Advertiser (SA) July 30, 1923|
|West's Olympia, circa 1925|
|How The News (SA) reported the Fairbanks auditions. 11th August, 1923|