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Sunday Times, 9 January 1916, p.16
form y separately published work icon A Maori Maid's Love single work   film/TV  
Issue Details: First known date: 1915... 1915 A Maori Maid's Love
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'A surveyor (Graham) leaves his home and his selfish and pleasure-seeking wife to do field duty in New Zealand. He meets incidentally a beautiful Maori girl, and they are mutually attracted. After numerous exciting incidents, he places his little Maori daughter (now motherless) in the care of Maori Jack and his wife, and later on the child is sent to school. On leaving College she, after many adventures, sees and falls in love with Jim, a jackeroo, and matters then go right merrily for a time. Eventually Graham is killed by Maori Jack, and his property falls to his daughter. All ends happily.'

Source:

'A Fair Maid's Love', Sunday Times, 9 January 1916, p.16.

Notes

  • Sometimes described as New Zealand's first feature-length film.

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First known date: 1915
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Vita Film Corporation , 1915 .
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      Sunday Times, 9 January 1916, p.16
      Extent: 5000 feet; five reelsp.
      Description: Silent; black-and-white
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