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Advertisement, Daily Advertiser [Wagga Wagg], 22 November 1924, p.1
form y separately published work icon Fisher's Ghost single work   film/TV   horror  
Issue Details: First known date: 1924... 1924 Fisher's Ghost
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Based on Australia's best-known ghost story, Raymond Longford's film is an account of the real-life murder of James Frederick Fisher and his ghostly vengeance on the man who killed him. Fisher, a resident of Campbelltown (New South Wales), disappeared in June 1826. Some four months later, his apparition appeared before a settler named Farley and claimed that his neighbour George Worrall was the murderer. The ghost then led Farley along a creek bank to a place where Fisher's body was later recovered from the water. Farley's experience subsequently led to the arrest, trial, and eventual execution of Worrall.

Exhibitions

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 1924
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Longford-Lyell Productions , 1924 .
      image of person or book cover 7782911275992849708.jpg
      Advertisement, Daily Advertiser [Wagga Wagg], 22 November 1924, p.1
      Extent: 5000 ft (approx. 55 min.)p.
      Description: Black and white; silent
      ca. 1924 .
      Extent: 43 leaves.p.
      (Manuscript) assertion

      Holdings

      Held at: University of Queensland University of Queensland Library Fryer Library
      Location: Hanger Collection
      Local Id: H2001
      Note:
      Photocopied from original Australian Archives manuscript.

      Holdings

      Held at: National Archives of Australia National Archives Library
      Local Id: CRS 1336/2 Item 25238
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  • Campbelltown, Campbelltown (NSW) area, MacArthur area (Camden - Campbelltown), Sydney, New South Wales,
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