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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Aodaliya Gold
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A planned film based on Australia's only Chinese bushranger, Sam Pu.

Pu was originally captured and hanged in Bathurst after killing a trooper in a firefight in 1865, but Macklin indicates in 'Chinese Bushranger in Focus' (see Works About) that his script will follow a different storyline:

'In the movie he doesn't get hanged, that's an awful end to a movie. In the movie he teams up with our own bushrangers - Johnny Gilbert, Frank Gardiner, Ben Hall - and with a Chinese girl who came to the goldfields with a group including Sam.' She joins the four of them for an adventure romance that also explores the relationship between the two cultures.

Notes

  • The film is still speculative, though partially funded and partially cast.

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Works about this Work

Chinese Bushranger in Focus Ron Cerabona , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 March 2014; (p. 6)
Chinese Bushranger in Focus Ron Cerabona , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 March 2014; (p. 6)
Last amended 19 Mar 2014 11:17:22
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