y The Silence of Dean Maitland single work   drama   - Prologue and four acts.
Adaptation of The Silence of Dean Maitland 'Maxwell Gray' 1886 single work novel
Issue Details: First known date: 1894 1894
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A stage play based on the 1886 novel by British author 'Maxwell Gray' (Mary Gleed Tuttiett). The novel was also adapted to the screen by a number of filmmakers, including Raymond Longford's 1914 film The Silence of Dean Maitland; a 1915 version, with 'picture play' (screenplay) written by British author Herbert H. Hainton; a 1915 American film produced under the title Sealed Lips; and Ken G. Hall's 1934 film The Silence of Dean Maitland, with the screenplay written by Gayne Dexter and Edmund Barclay.

Notes

  • The following note appears in the Free-Lance 1.8 (11 June 1896): 5): 'Lewis Scott ... has sent the manuscript of the play to Beerhohm Tree for consideration. Unless it has been vastly improved since it was seen here [Melbourne] the Free Lance is prepared to wager its safe return to its Sydney bourn.'

Production Details

  • The earliest production of Scott's play established to date occurred at the Adelaide Bijou Theatre on 3 February 1894 (ctd. Sydney Morning Herald, 10 February 1984, p.5).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1894
    • s.l.,: s.n. , 1900 .
      (Manuscript) assertion
      Note/s:
      • Copy held at University of Queensland Fryer Library is a microfilm copy of the original typewritten manuscript, copied by the Library of Congress Photographic duplication Service (Washington, D.C.) in 1989. The original manuscript has not been traced.

Works about this Work

As a Sheik He's a Shriek Lennie Lower , 1933 single work prose humour
— Appears in: The Australian Women's Weekly , 5 August vol. 1 no. 9 1933; (p. 9)
As a Sheik He's a Shriek Lennie Lower , 1933 single work prose humour
— Appears in: The Australian Women's Weekly , 5 August vol. 1 no. 9 1933; (p. 9)
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