== Production ==
After making Heritage, Expeditionary Films were in an expansive mood and increased their capital from ₤15,000 to ₤50,000. They announced they had signed a contract with [[E.V. Timms]] to provide a story, and also planned to make a movie about contemporary city life. The second project was never made.ref
In July 1935 Chauvel announced the film would be called Uncivilised and concern a white man who grows up among the natives in Northern Queensland.ref By October he had cast Margot Rhys, who had been in Heritage, and Dennis Hoey, who was imported from England.
Chauvel commenced location filming on that month.ref Location shooting went for six weeks, with the use of aboriginal actors was strictly controlled by the Aboriginal Control Board.refref
Interior scenes were shot at the newly-constructed [[Pagewood Studios|National Studios at Pagewood]] - it was the first production shot there. Aboriginal actors were brought down from Queensland to act in the studio scenes.ref
During filming, an animal trainer was attacked by a python, but he recovered and went back to worth.ref After ten weeks in the studio, Chauvel then shot additional scenes at Burragong Valleyref and the [[Royal National Park]].ref