'Where Dead Men Lie is a short drama based on a "script" written by Henry Lawson in 1896 in the earliest days of moving pictures. Anticipating the development of dramatic cinema, Lawson wrote his story, "The Australian Cinematograph", with clear directions for the camera. This beautifully shot film, made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his death, features the voices of Jack Thompson and Max Cullen. It tells of a drover who has been away from home for four months. In a hurry to get back to his family, he attempts the most direct route–through drought-stricken country.'
Source: National Film and Sound Archive (http://sa-staging.com/search-programs/program/?sn=1317). (Sighted: 22/5/2014)