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Issue Details: First known date: 1946... 1946 Australian Radio Plays
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1946 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Australian Radio Plays : Introduction, Leslie Rees , single work criticism (p. v-xi)
Spoiled Darlings, Edmund Barclay , single work radio play humour romance

Described in contemporary radio guides as 'a romantic comedy of other days.'

(p. 1-27)
The Remittance Man, Richard Lane , single work radio play

'Richard Lane, who wrote 'Pointless Design,' now offers another radio play dealing with the life of actors and radio people in Sydney. The main interest of 'The Remittance Man' is its study of an old actor who, in spite of triumphs on the London stage many years previously, cannot get work on the stage or in radio. He is reduced to making advertisement records for a living and finally cannot even net that kind of commission.'

Source:

'June Programme in Full Swing', Sunday Mail, 11 June 1939, p.29.

(p. 29-54)
Conglomerate, Alexander Turner , single work radio play

'West Australian authorship Will be represented by Alexander Turner's Conglomerate, a dramatic descriptive story of life on the hard, hot, dusty West Australian goldfield. The commonplace and the picturesque are merged In an arresting pattern. Turner writes of what he knows. 'Gold, beer, heat, wool,machinery, corrugated iron, stones, mail trucks - there's your background tor Murchison' (Leslie Rees, 'We Shall Have Drama : Introducing Radio Drama Week,' p.6).

(p. 55-72)
The Path of the Eagle, Catherine Duncan , single work radio play (p. 73-115)
Great Inheritance, Gwen Meredith , single work radio play (p. 117-136)
Note: As: Great Inheritance : a radio documentary
The Watch on the Headland, M. Barnard Eldershaw , single work radio play

Described as 'a dramatic incident from the earliest white history of New South Wales.' (See Riverine Herald below.)

(p. 137-151)
Portrait of a Gentleman : Thomas Griffiths Wainewright 1794-1847, George Farwell , single work radio play

Based on the life of the poet and painter Wainewright transported to Australia for forgery in 1837.

(p. 153-188)
Santa Claus of Christmas Creek, Ernestine Hill , single work radio play (p. 189-204)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Some Radio Plays J. F. , 1946 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 November vol. 67 no. 3483 1946; (p. 2)

— Review of Australian Radio Plays 1946 anthology radio play ; The Path of the Eagle Catherine Duncan , 1946 single work radio play ; Santa Claus of Christmas Creek Ernestine Hill , 1946 single work radio play
Untitled 1946 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Books , vol. 1 no. 2 1946; (p. 15-16)

— Review of Australian Radio Plays 1946 anthology radio play
Th Living Drama F. W. W. Rhodes , 1946 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 7 no. 4 1946; (p. 233-235)

— Review of Australian Radio Plays 1946 anthology radio play
Airborne Drama Aileen Palmer , 1946 single work review
— Appears in: The Australasian Book News and Library Journal , October vol. 1 no. 4 1946; (p. 147)

— Review of Australian Radio Plays 1946 anthology radio play
Airborne Drama Aileen Palmer , 1946 single work review
— Appears in: The Australasian Book News and Library Journal , October vol. 1 no. 4 1946; (p. 147)

— Review of Australian Radio Plays 1946 anthology radio play
Th Living Drama F. W. W. Rhodes , 1946 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 7 no. 4 1946; (p. 233-235)

— Review of Australian Radio Plays 1946 anthology radio play
Untitled 1946 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Books , vol. 1 no. 2 1946; (p. 15-16)

— Review of Australian Radio Plays 1946 anthology radio play
Some Radio Plays J. F. , 1946 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 November vol. 67 no. 3483 1946; (p. 2)

— Review of Australian Radio Plays 1946 anthology radio play ; The Path of the Eagle Catherine Duncan , 1946 single work radio play ; Santa Claus of Christmas Creek Ernestine Hill , 1946 single work radio play
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