Advertisement, Border Watch, 5 August 1911, p.3.
form y The Miner's Daughter single work   film/TV   historical fiction  
Note: The author of this screenplay has not been traced.
Issue Details: First known date: 1911 1911
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Contemporary advertisements divided the film into the following chapters:

Arrival at the Diggings—Death of the brave wife, leaving an infant daughter—Twenty years afterwards—the infant grown up—in love with the young miner— Villain and adventuress—A ghastly plot—Robbed of his gold—A false accusation— Bush justice—You shalt not pass—Villainy exposed


[Advertisement], Zeehan and Dundas Herald, 29 July 1911, p.6.

Numerous films called The Miner's Daughter were made in the early years of the twentieth century, mostly in the United States: at least one was, like the Australian film The Luck of Roaring Camp, descended from a short work by American writer Bret Harte. There is no indication that this film is based on the Bret Harte story, and advertisements prominently note that it is 'Produced in Australia by Australians'.


  • Not to be confused with the 1927 film of the same name.
  • For notes on other films of this name showing in Australia in 1911, see 'Film Notes'.

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Note: The director of this film has not been traced.
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