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New Year's Night single work   short story  
  • Author:agent Henry Lawson http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/lawson-henry
Issue Details: First known date: 1899... 1899 New Year's Night
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Johnny is supposed to be playing his violin at a New Year's Eve dance, but decides to stay home. His wife seems unwell and he is disturbed by her sadness. He finally realises it is their twentieth wedding anniversary.

Adaptations

form y separately published work icon Dave Regan and Party Cliff Green , Australia : ABC Television , 1980 7140382 1980 single work film/TV
— Appears in: Lawson's Mates 1980; (p. 248-296)

'Dave Regan and his best mate Jim Bently are well known in the district as horsemen and odd-job men who can spin a good yarn with the best of them. When Ma Middleton's husband passes away they hit on the grand idea of digging for gold underneath his grave, which just happens to be above a rumoured mineshaft. When Ma discovers the plot she is outraged.'

Source:

[Television guide], The Canberra Times, 29 February 1980, p.26.

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