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The world's first full-length feature film was The Story of the Kelly Gang, made in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in 1906. Produced on a budget of £450 (then US$2185.65), this biopic of the notorious armoured bushranger Ned Kelly (1855-80) ran for 60-70 minutes and opened at the Melbourne Town Hall on 26 December 1906. It was produced by the local theatrical company J. and N. Tait.


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