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Advertisement, Examiner [Launceston], 27 May 1911, p.9
form y separately published work icon The Squatter's Son single work   film/TV   crime   romance  
Note: Said to be based on a play by E.J. Cole; the play has not yet been traced.
Issue Details: First known date: 1911... 1911 The Squatter's Son
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'Willunga Station is the scene, and among the actors are two cousins, Jack Lenton and Dudley Ward, the true and the false. Mr. Lenton refuses to grant permission for his son Jack, to marry Violet Garston, the woodchopper's daughter. Joe Garston is given £200 by old Lenton to take Violet away from the station. Jack is disinherited by his father for refusing to give up Violet. Dudley Ward murders Jack's father with Jack's knife. Jack arrested for his father's murder but charge "not proven." Joe Garston, who knows Dudley Ward is the murderer, scorns his offer to marry Violet. Joe drugged and dragged away to the scrub. Violet finds a letter proving Dudley Ward to be the murderer. Ward's bushranging gang carry Violet off to the Gap. Little Cecil Lenton's birthday. Dudley Ward, who in case of Cecil's death becomes the heir, tries to murder the little chap. Exciting rescue. Jack Lenton falls into the hands of the bushrangers. The denouement; virtue rewarded and vice punished.'

Source:

'The Squatter's Son', Cairns Post, 24 November 1911, p.2.

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      Advertisement, Examiner [Launceston], 27 May 1911, p.9
      Description: Black-and-white; silent
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