Bud Browne. Photo: Jack Eden
Bud Browne Presents
Greg MacGillivray films Bill Hamilton
Service in the Sun came out in early 1957 and gave the Australians just the smallest onscreen taste of modern surfing. A second and far more generous dose of surf cinema arrived later in the year, when California’s Bud Browne sailed over with not one but two of his signature feature-length films: The Big Surf and Surfing in Hawaii. These were the first movies of their kind to be shown in Australia...