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Issue Details: First known date: 1938... 1938 The Daughter of the Dragon
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Typically described in previews as a 'musical romance of old China,' the characters include Princess Ming Loy (the daughter of the dragon), Ki Yong (her lover), Fu Shen, and Li Lu.

Fred Whaite's musical score is described in the Huon and Derwent Times as providing 'an atmosphere suggestive of the mystic philosophy of the East' ('National Broadcast Features.' 14 April 1938, p.2).

Production Details

  • 1938: Broadcast from 2BL (Sydney) on 19 April.

    • Producer Russell Scott.
    • Cast incl. Marie Bremner.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1938
    • Sydney,: ABC Radio National , .
      (Manuscript) assertion


      Held at: State Library of New South Wales
      Location: Keats Family - Horace Keats - papers, 1907-1945
      Local Id: MLMSS 6672/8
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    East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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